Linux Tech: Creating a Single Installation CD for Red Hat/Fedora Distributions
Jan 27, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Don O'Neill)
[ Thanks to Don for
this link. ]
"Like most enterprise shops, we have multiple versions of a Red
Hat running on development and production systems. This includes
versions of Red Hat 9.0 along with Enterprise 2.1 and 3.0. Each of
our in-house applications goes through a Q&A process to verify
stability with a particular release. Sometimes we have up to 3
different releases of a particular version in production. For
example, AS 2.1 Update 1, 3 and 5.
"When new servers are built, it's usually done with kickstart
scripts via a network install. Even though all of the media is
located on a NFS share, we still have to use Disc 1 of the release
to kickoff the installation..."