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SubjectRe: [Maybe Off-topic] Production Installations
On Thu, 22 Oct 1998, Linux Lists wrote:

>Every time I install RedHat (or any other Linux distribution) in a system,
>I have to select everything I want/don't want to install again, even if
>the installation is the same as another one I did 5 minutes ago in an
>identical PC system.
>
>Some OS's (SCO Unixware 7, for instance) have a very interesting feature,
>which allows the installer to record his installation options, so that he
>can re-install the _same_ Linux again as many times as he wants, without
>having to "re-answer" the installation questions.

Kickstart.

>Is it my lack of knowledge or this really does not exist in any Linux
>distribution?

<Spoken with humorousness>
No, it's your lack of knowledge. ;o)
<Humor off>

Seriously, it is called Kickstart in RedHat 5.1. I haven't used
it, but it's in the manual I believe.

>If it exists, please let me know. If not, this would be a good way to ease
>Linux installation in corporate desktops, or even in similar servers,
>don't you think ? I believe this is something to be considered ...
>
>If this is not the right place to discuss it, please let me know whereelse
>I should post this e-mail.

manhattan-list-request@redhat.com


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