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Re: Lessdisks, LTSP, workstations, VNC, NoMachine NX, FreeNX

On Tue, Nov 02, 2004 at 09:00:12PM +0100, Ralf Gesel|ensetter wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 2. November 2004 17:23 schrieb Finn-Arne Johansen:
> > FAI - well here I'm blank. I know Kurt loves it. I know it is really
> >   fast in setting up new machines, and I know it supports LVM, which
> >   systemimager does not. But I dont think it's usefull for updating
> > old installations. I know someone has said so, but I'm not sure.
> Hi, FAI is not image based, but file / package based. Hence the 
> spreading of files is - even if predefined - always up-to-date (as for 
> version numbers). So, as I understand it, unattended re-installing a 
> system with recent packages in no time could be an alternative to 
> updating package by package.

Well how about updateing an existing image with valuable data on disk
(as the case could be for laptops and some workstations) and how about
removing of packages that you dont want any more ? 

Finn-Arne Johansen 

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