[CentOS] CentOS 4.x - Kickstart

Paul Heinlein heinlein at madboa.com
Thu Mar 16 22:04:48 UTC 2006

On Thu, 16 Mar 2006, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:

> http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-4-Manual/sysadmin-guide/ch-kickstart2.html
> IMO, the 2 best options are PXE or take boot.iso and modify the 'ks' 
> entry to point at a ks.cfg file on a web server.

Or, use the boot.iso and

1. Do "linux ks=http://your.config.server/ks/ks.cfg" at boot prompt
2. Drink morning coffee, read RSS feeds, or chat at water cooler
3. Reboot new server

If you've got a fully patched installation tree and decent 
configuration-management setup, it often takes less than 30 minutes 
from booting the boot.iso image to putting a machine into full-bore 
testing or even production.

Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> www.madboa.com

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