[CentOS-docs] Diskless Clients

Sat Apr 19 01:59:24 UTC 2008
John <jses27 at gmail.com>

On Fri, 2008-04-18 at 22:04 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> 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.

Thanks Karan! Will be looking forward to it. I was thinking that this
coming week to pull the cobbler setup from the testing repo and see how
things go from there.


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