Fajar Priyanto wrote:
Another method to install a remote system with no interaction is to copy
over a vmlinuz and initrd image from the boot CD you would normally
install from to the target system /boot directory prior to the
Assume you want to upgrade a FC4 server to FC5 remotely and with no
interaction. Then edit the /etc/grub.conf like so:
I wrote an article on how to install Linux remotely using Fedora Core
5/OpenSuse 10.1. I'm sure any other modern Linux distro can do this also.
This is the excerpt:
One of the feature of Linux that I admire most is it's ability to be installed
remotely. Meaning? Yes, we can install it from a different location, either
it is from a different floor, different building, different city, or even
different country. This is most useful for a corporate with many branches but
limited IT staffs.
Read the full article at:
title Fedora Core (2.6.11-1.1369_FC4)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.11-1.1369_FC4 ro root=LABEL=/
kernel /vmlinuz text ramdisk_size=8192
Making the 'load' entry the default. Now simply reboot the remote
server and it can install itself with no interaction. This assumes that
the cgi produces a well crafted kickstart configuration script.