LinuxPlanet: Rolling out Linux Boxes

[ Thanks to James
for this link. ]

“Many articles have been written about stand-alone installation
of Linux. Over the last few years the model for Linux has been for
one off, custom installs. The lone hacker at home or a customized
server providing specialist networking services has been where
Linux has made it big. Distribution makers like RedHat and Caldera
have put a lot of effort into facilitating this type of

“As Linux moves mainstream, though, another modus operandi will
become more common. This is similar machines operating together on
a LAN or other network. The users of such machines will be
customizing their user interfaces, but the real work of setting
them up will become a task for computer professionals. Linux
has the tools already in place for installing quickly and
efficiently on such clusters and this article is aimed at system
administrators and other IT professionals who will need to install
Linux distributions en masse.