[et-mgmt-tools] Revisor / Cobbler and Revisor for CentOS5/RHEL5

Jim Wildman jim at rossberry.com
Tue Jul 3 22:12:46 UTC 2007

On Tue, 3 Jul 2007, Michael DeHaan wrote:

> Just as an update, I was talking with Jereon van Meeuwen and Jonathan Steffan 
> on #cobbler yesterday, and we bounced around a few ideas.
> One idea is a LiveCD that invokes koan.   This would allow for PXEing in 
> environments that have a cobbler server, but can't have a PXE server.   They 
> have an early test build, though it has some trouble detecting hard drives 
> (apparently due to something with libata).   As this also could be 
> accomplished with a hacked up syslinux PXE boot image and a standard 
> /tftpboot tree, there may be other ways to accomplish this worth exploring.
> Another idea is importing a cobbler profile and making a (non-networked) 
> installable Live CD out of it -- pulling the needed packages from the various 
> local cobbler repos onto the CD.

This would be extremely useful to us.  +100 :-)

Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE       jim at rossberry.com http://www.rossberry.com
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