SearchOpenSource: Kickstart Fedora Workstations and Servers
May 19, 2006, 07:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Justin Korelc, Ed Tittel)
[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link.
"System and network administrators frequently encounter
situations in which individual systems or servers get damaged,
destroyed or otherwise bollixed enough that they need to be wiped
clean and rebuilt. Nobody likes to do this kind of job, but a
well-crafted unattended installation can make reconstruction much
faster, more painless, and less labor intensive.
"In this article, we walk you through the process of
constructing a special set of bootable media called a kickstart,
designed to help you rebuild systems when and as needed with
minimal time and effort. Of course, it does require some planning,
preparation and work to build a kickstart, but we'll cover that