[volunteers] [svlug-announce] Aug 15th Installfest -- hours update
vasudevank2 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 14:40:02 PDT 2009
Got a call from the library - apparently some one forgot a cable after the
installfest meeting ? Let me know and I can pick it up and hand it over at
the next event.
On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 7:28 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Installfest: 11 am to 4 pm:
> Just as a brief update to Andrew's note: SVLUG volunteer Vasudevan
> Kottilil was able to get Installfest and Workshop hours at Fremont
> Main Library extended to our traditional 11 am to 4 pm (_not_ just
> the 1-4 pm originally reported).
> As an outline, we'll be going through these steps:
> o Set up tftp server (preferably atftp rather than tftpd-hpa)
> o Set up syslinux (PXE netbooting microkernel)
> o Set up ISC DHCP server
> o Set up BIND9 DNS server
> o Set up NFS and Web server
> o Write the /tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/default boot-menu file
> o For standard Kickstart entries (RHEL, CentOS, etc.) in the boot-menu
> what's in the ks.cfg files they reference and how to manage them.
> o For OpenSUSE/SLES/SLED entries, how to write them to do AutoYaST
> o For Debian / Ubuntu, how to write "preseed" entries.
> At that point, we'll have a basic installfest server for doing fast,
> automated, customisable installations. More to the point, everyone
> attending will know how to build one. ;->
> Time permitting, we'll go on to cover how to netboot lots of other
> sorts of things, rough out the Web pages an installfest server needs,
> discuss what else it should do, and talk about how best to make the
> work available to others.
> For attendees wanting to just do regular installs, I'm also bringing
> CABAL's extensive CD/DVD collection
> (http://linuxmafia.com/cabal/installfest/#distros), my CD/DVD/BluRay
> burner, and blank media.
> Fremont Main Library (1st Conference Room on the right)
> 2400 Stevenson Blvd @ Paseo Padre Pkwy
> Fremont, CA 94538
> Web site - http://snipurl.com/own9v
> Map - http://snipurl.com/owmxy
> More info on installfests: http://www.svlug.org/installfest/
> svlug-announce mailing list
> svlug-announce at lists.svlug.org
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