fastest way to get Fedora up on a new PC?
gwirth at sciti.com
Fri Sep 2 11:14:02 PDT 2005
At 20:35 09/01/2005 -0700, seberino at spawar.navy.mil wrote:
>> I'd suggest either a ghost image, or similar (much faster to restore
>> than 2 hours), or run base OS, and do developement work on VMWare Linux
>> session (instantaneous restore), or run via thin client to a server
>> where you have default setups ready to clone.
>Is it faster to do a 'dd' on a hard drive than a kickstart install?
I can dd a 60GB hard drive in 40 minutes. If I use something like VMware I
revert to a snapshot in about 5 seconds.
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