[CentOS-docs] Diskless Clients

Fri Apr 18 21:04:45 UTC 2008
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

John wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-04-18 at 00:35 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> John wrote:
>>>> There will be no system-config-netboot in CentOS5. However, there were
>>>> plans to get cobbler into the centos-extras's repo so that people can
>>>> start using that instead.
>>> Karan, do you know of a date in question it may be in the extras-repo
>>> for centos 5 and > and please all the deps required?
>> No reason why it cant happen pretty much right away. I know there are 
>> quite a few people who used cobbler from the present testing repo, but 
>> never bothered to come back with good / bad reports.
>> Let me look into this, if its not in the mirror.centos.org repo in the 
>> next week, please feel free to heckle me.
>  I'm not the kind to forget things. You will be the first to know if it
> does work. I have a client that strictly wants diskless clients off of
> CentOS 5. It kinda looking really bad for the netboot package working on
> centos 5. Keep me posted on it please.

Matt has offered to help us setup and then maintain the cobbler packages ( along 
with the couple of deps that it needs ). So expect some action on that front in 
the next few days. It will need to still go via the whole testing -> stable 
route, but I will do my best to push it along.

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq