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Re: [ANN] Footprint - kickstart management tool

On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 03:42 -0500, Dag Wieers wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm planning to create a new tool to simplify creation and management
> of
> kickstart-files (as well as automate some of the tasks that come with
> automated installation).
> If you know of another mailinglist that fits this subject, or you know
> of
> similar projects (because I can imagine there are countless
> implementations inside companies) please let me know. I'm just in the
> design phase and i'm interested in what already exists and how it was
> implemented (the structure/interface/features).


Please see http://kickstart-tools.sf.net for ideas.  This project
started at least 5 years ago and was written by Perl guys before Python
was huge in Red Hat land  :)  I've taken over ownership of the project
in the last ~2 years.  We use the kickstart-tools-web perl CGI program
so our end users can make a kickstart floppy, CD or PXE configuration
with embedded ks.cfg.  It uses the concept of hardware profiles and
software profiles which are heavily customizable.

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