Category Archives: Automation

How To Configure PXE Boot on CentOS 5

The other day I blogged about how to extract the kernel and ramdisk from the DBAN downloadable image.  These two files would be useful in the situation where you might want to PXE (network) boot a machine and have it wiped.  (Something like this may be common prior to dispositioning a machine at work, or […]

DBAN via PXE: Automagically Wipe a Drive via Network Boot

One of my first assignments when I signed on with my new job was to rebuild and improve the internal repository server.  When I started it was quite a mess!  It only mirrored the last two revisions of Red Hat Enterprise, and didn’t have a whole lot of functionality.  Now that I’m done it supports […]