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SearchOpenSource: Kickstart Fedora Workstations and Servers

May 19, 2006, 07:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"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 here..."

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