[mythtv-users] Who's got the smallest?
nannyseeker2003 at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 16 22:43:38 EDT 2004
--- Jarod Wilson <jcw at wilsonet.com> wrote:
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> Now I'm talking to myself, but hey...
> On Wednesday 16 June 2004 10:32, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > On Wednesday 16 June 2004 08:32, Robert Kulagowski
> > > Is there something equivalent to a kickstart for
> RedHat, where the
> > > package choices are put onto a floppy or
> something like that and you
> > > only install what you need?
> > If I understand correctly, you're asking if Red
> Hat has a kickstart
> > facility, which I presume you're comparing with
> what Mandy has (please
> > correct me if I'm wrong). Red Hat most certainly
> does have a kickstart
> > facility, and has had it for years upon years.
> They used to ship a
> > ks-config utility for quite a while, which was
> superceded by
> > redhat-config-kickstart (and now
> > system-config-kickstart in FC2).
> > I use some lean and mean kickstart files for NFS
> installs of any and all
> > new servers at work. You can put a kickstart file
> on a floppy, on an NFS
> > server, on a web server, or what have you, pass a
> parameter at install time
> > (such as "linux ks=floppy"), and install
> completely unattended with an
> > incredibly trim package set, as defined in the
> kickstart file. Couple that
> > with a PXE-boot server, and you don't even need to
> put a CD or floppy in a
> > new machine to load an OS.
> I *really* ought to create a kickstart file people
> can download and use for FC
> to build a Myth box. I could even install all the
> ATrpms stuff in the %post
> - --
> Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
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Talking to yourself? No. I always read what you post.
There is something called the Linux Toys book that has
a very tiny floppy RedHat Linux distribution that
works pretty well. I use it as an equivalent to
Knoppix. All it needs is an ATrpms addition and an
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