Selling systems with Fedora preloaded.
marc.w at smlintl.com.au
Tue Nov 29 01:47:21 UTC 2005
Creating update cd's I saw a post on a forum with someone created
updated cd's so that you pre-download lets say each week/month a list of
updates then update the computer prior to it leaving?
I figure that the devs have enough on their plate than creating this
sorta stuff but I would think something along those lines could be a
On Mon, 2005-11-28 at 17:37 -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-11-28 at 19:31 -0500, Gain Paolo Mureddu wrote:
> > This brings a question... If (for instance) avoiding the run of first
> > boot (from a chrooted sysrescue session) the system is put up2date on a
> > default install, would taht be considered modification? Most probably it
> > would... I thought of the first boot post-install method as it seems to
> > be the intended way for Fedora, only what would be the best way to
> > ensable a disk to work in this way?
> Difficult to say. In fact what I made use of was init's .unconfigured
> plugin. If init finds a /.unconfigured file it will call some TUI tools
> such as setting the root password, configuring the auth method, setting
> what services start, etc... some of the things that are outside the
> scope of firstboot. Honestly you probably should have your clients do
> some of firstboot if not all of it. I'd like to get a policy in place
> that allows you to ship a system with all the updates installed and even
> some extra software so we can avoid some of the trouble of trying to do
> this last mile stuff at the customer location. Customers have a way of
> forgetting to do it or messing it up.
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