PE2650 broadcom NIC driver for
dag at sonsorol.org
Tue Jun 25 12:13:01 CDT 2002
I use (and can strongly recommend) SystemImager (www.systemimager.org)
to handle autoinstallation (full & incremental) for all the large linux
based compute farms that I've built. For one of the Dell based systems
I've got (30x PE1550's plus 4x PE6450's) I am able to boot each system
via the pxe-enabled BIOS and have a fully configured (partitioned disks
and everything) linux system in about 5 minutes. Works fine and it's
pretty easy to roll your own systemimager autoinstall kernel if the
standard one does not contain the drivers you need.
Hubbard, David wrote:
>Use pxeboot, kick-start, and an appropriate kickstart
>postinstall script. There's nothing you can't script
>into a post-install unless you are doing things that
>require manually entering passwords when prompted or
>something like that, but then you could even use 'expect'
>if you had to.
>If that's not possible, why not just throw an e100
>into the box for the five minutes of imaging?
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