[CentOS] Three Identical systems - short cut to setting up the
mail-lists at karan.org
Fri Jul 4 12:30:12 UTC 2008
Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I am building three identical systems. Well they will have different
> host names, and with time the software setups will drift. But at install
> time they are identical.
> I would hope this is faster than 2 more installs.
do the install over the network from a http server, given the same
network, it would be many times faster to do the 2nd and 3rd install
using the ks.cfg generated from the 1st one ( as Terry Polzin already
pointed out ).
It will be many times faster than doing DD images of entire drives. eg.
in my case here, i can provision a new machine in 2 min and 43 seconds
for a base+core minimal centos-5 install. installing over http from a
machine on a GiB/sec link and installing to a 2 disk raid-1
More information about the CentOS