[CentOS] how to install standard software on systems with heterogeneous hardware?

Tue Nov 29 19:14:46 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 1:08 PM, Scot P. Floess <sfloess at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> You could setup Cobbler and koan install the other machines from the
> Cobbler server.
> Cobbler uses a nice templating engine (Cheetah) and I've managed to use
> that within the kickstart file Cobbler serves up to specify packages to
> install for a given machine.  So for example on Machine A, I can have the
> foo package installed and on Machine B install the bar package...
> Cobbler even supports PXE booting clients to get installs started...

How long does it take to learn the templating language compared to
sshing to a few machines in separate windows and pasting in a 'yum
install list_of_packages' command?

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com