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System Installer

System Installer (a component of the System Installation Suite) is a tool to install a system with any Linux distribution. It builds Linux operating system images that can be propogated to remote machines using SystemImager and SystemConfigurator.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  15 Jan 2003 00:29

    Release Notes: This release contains some minor fixes. Included are fixes for mkdhcpconf, tksis's call of mkautoinstallscript, get_machine_listing when no image iis given, and a mksimachine failure when no MAC is specified.

    •  17 Dec 2002 21:17

      Release Notes: This stable release includes the changes required to work with the new architecture of SystemImager 3.0.0. Additionally, a new, simpler database is used. There are many performance improvements and some new features, including the ability to add single machines and a --pad flag for mksirange. Support for the UnitedLinux based distros has also been added. There are also several bugfixes including the --List flag of mksidisk, dhcpd.conf file creation, and prevention of client conflicts.

      •  11 Dec 2002 21:56

        Release Notes: This development release includes many performance improvements related to the new database. It also includes a tool to migrate previous databases to the new one. You can now add single machines with the mksimachine command, and the --pad flag was added to mksirange.

        •  05 Dec 2002 07:56

          Release Notes: This release includes many changes to work with the new SystemImager 3.0 architecture. Also included is a new database that is simpler and has fewer prereq issues.

          •  14 Jun 2002 17:26

            Release Notes: The release mostly contains some fixes for SuSe 7.2 and SLES7. There are also some minor fixes to tksis' error checking and the ability to set the root password in the image when building, and a fix for the disk type override in mksidisk.


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