Re: RFS: fai-bootcd
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 12:22:10PM +0800, Niall Young wrote:
> The emphasis here is on using FAI's class mechanism as a complete
> *description* of any host. I'm more interested in using class definitions
> to create a host, than in extracting a class or filesystem from an
> existing host. The goal is not only to automate installation of Debian,
> but to use the *very same* classes and install mechanism to automate creation
> of live CDs. Then get all of this into d-i so it's a standard feature
> of Debian. Then Debian subprojects can concentrate on defining classes,
> drawing upon Debian to create subset/customised distributions, instead of
> every subproject maintaining their own installation and build tools,
> custom package pools etc.
> Anyone willing to sponsor? :-)
I can't donate much development time, but I'm certainly willing to be a test
monkey and upload sponsor if needed.