[linux] fully automated Ubuntu install

S. Banerian banerian at u.washington.edu
Thu Oct 8 16:53:34 PDT 2009


Max deLaubenfels wrote:

> This is great -- Thanks for sharing it, Joshua!

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> Max A. deLaubenfels

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here is another alternative:

http://boot.kernel.org/

(BKO) : Booting your machine over HTTP


as always, "YMMV"





> -----Original Message-----

> Sent: Thursday, October 08, 2009 3:54 PM

> To: Linux/Unix Users Group at the UW

> Subject: [linux] fully automated Ubuntu install

>

> FYI, I got a fully automated Ubuntu 8.04 install working

> using this kickstart file (change user user details):

> http://staff.washington.edu/joshuadf/ks/dhcp.cfg

> Takes about 10-15 minutes, everything is downloaded

> from Oregon State.

>

> If you have an existing Linux system with grub, you

> can just run this script and reboot:

> http://staff.washington.edu/joshuadf/ks/ubuntu-grub.sh

>

> Alternatively the regular install CD or mini.iso work:

> http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/ubuntu/dists/hardy/main/installer-i386/current/images/netboot/






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