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Re: Wishlist: remote install GUI



On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 08:04 -0400, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 07:47:31AM -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > As Mike also realized, VNC isn't exactly the same thing, in that you
> > can't *initiate* the install remotely.  But if you have a boot CD/DVD,
> 
> Why not?  If the box is already running, you can just copy
> isolinux/vmlinuz and isolinux/initrd.img to /boot, edit /etc/grub.conf,
> add the vnc option etc. in there, make it the default target and reboot.

Well yes, but that's not a function of VNC per se; my wording was
imprecise on that count, but that was the meaning.  How often I give
advice to do it that way -- at least in my company -- would be a
function of the "actual remoteness" of the box and the experience level
of the administrator.

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