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Automated building of OpenBSD servers
As much as I don't like some things about RedHat, one thing that I do
like is its "Kickstart" disk method of installation as it allows one to
easily rebuild servers.
Now I realize that there are those who might say that OpenBSD
servers don't require re-building, but they do need to be installed the
first time around.
I am in the situation where I may have to install and configure a box
completely remotely (ie in a different country). Building the box here
and shipping it there is not an option. What I would like would be able
to easily script the installation so that all I would have to do is to mail a
floppy (or email the image of a floppy) to someone at the other end
and all they would have to do would be to stick it in a machine and turn
it on. The machine would then boot and a base install would be
completed without any further user intervention. At that point, the box
would be in a state where I could then log in (SSH) and finish setting
>From what I could find, the installation of OpenBSD requires someone
to be sitting at the console in order to install. Could someone please
prove me wrong!
If you've done this please let me know. If the answer to my question is
RTFM, please include the page number as I must have missed what I
was looking for when I read things through.
Thanks for your help,