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RE: Configuring 100 identical Debian Laptops

instead of ghost bpbach (http://www.bpbatch.org) seems to be a good
alternative. They use it at university where I'm studying (okay not for
linux but they thold me it's written vfor linux in the first place).

On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Binary wrote:

> Hi, If you have a 2,5" to 3,5" drive adapter you can install one of the 
> laptops, and with a desktop computer clone this harddisk to the disks of 
> the other 99 laptops. You can use the DOS utility GHOST (works pretty with 
> ext2) or with tar if the desktop works in linux. You only need an aditional 
> boot disk for the reinstall of the lilo in each laptop and change the 
> hostname and ip.
> good luck
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Nathan Bockrath [SMTP:bockrath@mediaone.net]
> Sent:	martes 30 de enero de 2001 4:58
> To:	debian laptop list
> Subject:	Configuring 100  identical Debian Laptops
> Hi all,
> I have this lovely task of configuring a large number of identical laptops, 
> and I am hoping
> that someone knows a way to do the install without running through the 
> gazillion dialog boxes
> on each one. Basically, the only difference on each laptop is the IP 
> address and the Hostname,
> all the other configuration info should be the same.   I just do not want 
> to do this install one by one...
> Has anybody done this?  If so, please enlighten me...
> Nate
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