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Re: a wibble wish list



Of course it depends on how many packages you want to install. For us, on
our cluster nodes, it takes less than five minutes per node, and as long
as you don't "saturate" the switch they can install in parallel.

/j

> 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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