[rescue] Amiga videos online for your enjoyment

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed May 23 17:39:14 CDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-23 at 15:16 -0700, velociraptor wrote:
> On 5/23/07, Ethan O'Toole <ethan at 757tech.net> wrote:
> > > My heart sinks everytime I see the "Starting Services 1/149" or whatever when I power up a SOlaris 10 machine. I guess the argument is that you shouldn't really reboot a Sun box that often if it is so painful...[0]
> > > Lionel
> >
> > Errr not so much POST, but say, jumpstart of expensive sun server + apply
> > patches runs 1-4 hours, where a Linux box PXE boots, kickstarts and does
> > it's thing in a fraction of that.... and is a larger install.
> Only if you are using the antiquated pkgadd version of Jumpstart.
> 'pkgadd' checks deps and requirements for every package that is
> installed.
> Kickstart doesn't work that way--it's image based like Ghost.  Use
> 'flar' (flash archives) with Jumpstart, and you'll have pretty much
> the same deal.

Sorry, but that's simply not correct. Kickstart (as used by Red
Hat/Fedora) is not image based. It is merely automation for the
installer program anaconda.


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