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Hi List; Anyone have any ideas on how I could automate the install of Linux on 150+ computers with various specs (i.e. a variety of models, sound cards, video cards, ...
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    How to automate install of Linux on 150+ machines


    Hi List;

    Anyone have any ideas on how I could automate the install of Linux on 150+
    computers with various specs (i.e. a variety of models, sound cards, video
    cards, hard drive sizes, etc)

    ???

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    Too bad they don't all have the same hardware.

    If they did, you could simply install it on one box, image the hard drive to a CD, then go from machine to machine restoring the image to each one. With different hardware, I'm not sure this will be an easy task to automate.

    Someone with more experience than me will have to step in here. Sorry...

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    what distro are ye going to be using?

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    probably Fedora or Centos but not for sure

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    do the computers already have an OS on them?

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    they have windoze on them

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    You could check out the "kickstart" option available through Red Hat, but I'm not sure how well it would work for you:

    http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/l...ickstart2.html

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    kickstart can be used on fedora and any red hat enteprise recompile

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