suggested framework for mass installation w/dapper?

Trent Lloyd lathiat at
Thu Jun 8 09:42:34 BST 2006

Your best bet is to probably net boot the installers and use the
debian-installer preseeding?


On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 04:26:53AM -0400, sean finney wrote:
> hi folks,
> i'll soon be faced with the need of installing a number of (mostly laptop)
> clients with a gnu/linux platform as a "standard client" type image for
> my current $employer.  as dapper just came out, i'd like to base it off
> of this if possible, but for this to be realistic i'll need a certain
> amount of automation and customization support.
> so, i'm wondering who else is doing this and how.  i know of FAI, but the
> wiki docs seem a little dusty (hoary?).  i see there's an "OEM installer",
> which also looks promising but from the description i wonder if there's
> any way to automate the process.   is there perhaps another option i
> don't know of?  is it at all possible to just drop some hooks into one
> of the standard installers?
> thanks,
> 	sean

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