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Re: [edlug] ghosting linux images



Systemimager is good

If your machines are identical and you just want to clone disks then you
can also use a thing called digital dolly which is quick and easy..
http://www.innotrix.com/

I'd recommend systemimager though

mags





On Wed, 2004-01-21 at 17:10, Steve Kemp wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 04:47:02PM -0000, Gallagher, Kevin wrote:
> 
> > Has anyone ever ghosted a linux image? Any recomendations? I am planning on
> > rolling out a lab of identically spec'd machines and have begun to think
> > about the issues involved. I have used Symantec Ghost v7.5 successfully to
> > ghost one PC so far.
> 
>   I've used System Imager (http://www.systemimager.org/) to create and
>  mass install Debian machines and Windows 2000 machines (using
>  sysprep.exe) in my current job.
> 
>   I've not used Ghost specifically, but assuming that it recognises
>  the partition types, it should work well.
> 
>   I've been flirting with offering User Mode Linux hosting for the 
>  past few months and it did occur to me that I could use ghost/similar
>  to install the UML images upon a "real" machine if people wanted to
>  switch to a co-located box and keep their data ..
> 
> Steve
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