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Best way to deploying a cluster

Posted on 2011-09-23
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Hi,
i am doing on a project consisting of 6 equal machines which will be running ubuntu server 10.10. I am looking what is the easiest way to clone/convert the configured machine to other ones.
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You can use the command "dd". For example, to clone disks in a computer:

dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb

But I advise to you a properly tool: Clonezila (http://clonezilla.org/).

This is an EXCELLENT tool for this purpose!
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Thank you, I will give it a try.
Do you maybe know how they manage bulk installation in large cluster environments?
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I saw that the answer for my second question is the same as in your first post :)
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Clonezilla works like expected.. Thank you
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