[arch-releng] Archlinux automated via PXE

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Sat Apr 2 03:43:31 EDT 2011

On Sat, 2 Apr 2011 01:54:12 +0200
Nico Schottelius <nico-archlinux-releng at schottelius.org> wrote:

> Simo Leone [Fri, Apr 01, 2011 at 04:40:21PM -0700]:
> > I added a few things to make serial console work over PXE/IPMI recently...
> > so at least you can do manual installs that way.
> That's probably another good step into the right direction!
> What about logging to a remote tcp/udp port and/or syslog support?
> In the end, the killer for using an OS in a large infrastructure
> is automated installations though, not only logging :-)
> Cheers,
> Nico

You should be able to do what you want with:
and recent images from http://releng.archlinux.org/isos/
where you can pass a script argument to the kernel which will execute any script (like say.. an aif automatic installation)


More information about the arch-releng mailing list