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Re: a wibble wish list



On Thu, 2004-06-10 at 09:11, tegner nada kth se wrote:
> Hm, why not use kickstart or systemimager (I would kickstart)? Seems to me
> that would be a faster way to install the linux on new machines.
> 
> Regards
It still requires loading each system one by one, whether by network or
CD +- 45 mins per system.
With the duplicators we load 16 drive simultaneously 20 mins, So when we
put our order on the conveyor to be build all the software is already
loaded, it saves 50% of the total build time.  which doubles my output.
:->

> 
> 
> > On Wed, 2004-06-09 at 23:54, Wayne Steenburg wrote:
> >> > Linux is easy, lazy people critise, curse and fail.
> >>
> >>
> >> Not trying to 'criticize', but ... :)
> > You are missing the point, I need a complete fedora distro like MDK so
> > that we can ship the std disks with our mass produced computers.
> > Our company is making a huge dent in the PC market here in SA with
> > Linux. to configure each PC one by one is timely.
> > I have in full production 50 employees of which 22 are builders /
> > software loaders.
> > Yes I do have disk duplicators and yes I do save images, But they are
> > huge! Becuase there are very few if any disk duplicators that can
> > actually manage the Linux file systems.
> > So if you have an 80 gig hard drive you get an 80 image of it regardless
> > of whether or not the drive is full,
> > it still take 20 to 30 mins at a speed of 1.6GB/min to dump linux hard
> > drives. It is time consuming and I am very impatent :-> .
> >
> > But as I said "wibble wish"
> >
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Chadley Wilson
Soon 2 B RHCE
Linux Rocks
Welcome to my world.
Enjoy the adventures of Linux 
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Linux is easy, lazy people criticise, curse and fail.



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