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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..."

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