[plug] System Restore CD

William Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Wed May 11 08:25:12 WST 2005

redhat/mandrage used to be able to save an install profile to a floppy
so you could use that for multiple installs/reinstall - does debian have
an equivalent?  


On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 10:09 +1000, Onno Benschop wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've got a Debian gateway machine that is running in the bush, that is 
> going to be living at a client's premises. The client is not 
> particularly computer savvy and I wish to make a system restore CD, sort 
> of like a GHOST or ISO image that self-installs and writes all of the 
> gateway settings onto the hard-disk. This is to allow me to do two things:
>    1. Offer the client a means to recover from a hard-disk failure.
>    2. Offer me a means to update his settings by giving him a new CD
>       that magically re-installs his "new" gateway.
> I'm a little daunted on how I might create such a magical CD and was 
> wondering if anyone around here had some suggestions.
William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au>

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