Mass producing installs?
stanb at panix.com
Sun Jul 20 09:37:31 PDT 2003
On Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 04:20:41AM +0200, P. U. Kruppa wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Jul 2003, stan wrote:
> > I've got about a dozeen machines I need to build with STABLE. The machiens
> > will be alike except fo things like name and IP address.
> > I've been building these thigns one at a time doing the following.
> > Bott from install disks
> > install minimum set
> > install cvsup
> > cvsup
> > make world
> > install varios ports
> > install local custom software.
> > This atkes about a day.
> > There must be a better way to do this.
> > What have others been doing?
> Perhaps take out the harddisk and copy it with dd or tar or pax ?
Mmm, dd will only work if the disks are teh same size. Tar won't handle
biit blocks et all (not to metniton having to create partitons etc by
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