[OpenIndiana-discuss] AI server from scratch (was: Enhancement to IPS (pkg)??)

Albert Lee trisk at opensolaris.org
Mon Oct 25 04:09:50 UTC 2010

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 1:17 AM, Joshua M. Clulow <josh at sysmgr.org> wrote:
> You can also relatively easily roll an AI server without the use of
> any OI-specific components (once you have a functional AI ISO, which
> is also easy to create with the distribution constructor.  Some
> rough-draft information about that is here:
>  http://blog.sysmgr.org/2010/10/openindiana-automated-install-server.html


I love this solution! It makes AI so much more reasonable. Even if
you're already familiar with the AI protocol, this really brings
peace of mind, like knowing that JumpStart is really just

I haven't had a chance to go over your distro-constructor manifest,
but does it differ from the stock AI one significantly? (I'll probably
be building an AI image for oi_148).


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