[ubuntu-us-mi] completely automated install of Lucid using preseeding
smoser at brickies.net
Fri Jun 11 18:57:52 BST 2010
On Fri, 11 Jun 2010, Robert Citek wrote:
> Has anyone here done a completely automated install of Ubuntu 10.04
> using preseeding?
> My eventual goal is to completely automate the installation of Ubuntu.
> That is, given a new machine, I want to plug in power, plug in
> Ethernet, turn it on, and walk away. When I come back, I want to be
> presented with a login prompt to a completely new Ubuntu installation.
> Can this be done with Ubuntu and preseeding, or should I look at
> alternative methods such as cloning?
It is absolutely possible. There are likely countless implementations of
plumbing for it. Heres one that we use for automated installations of
ubuntu-server for UEC:
There are likely others. That one goes from sending a "wake on lan"
packet to preseeding. Its probably underdocumented , but ...
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