SystemImager 4.1.2 (unstable) released

SystemImager is software which automates Linux installs, software distribution, and production deployment.

SystemImager makes it easy to do automated installs (clones), software distribution, content or data distribution, configuration changes, and operating system updates to your network of Linux machines. You can even update from one Linux release version to another!

SystemImager 4.1.2 is out. This release opens the development/unstable branch based on the 4.x version and it includes updates for all the SystemImager core components.

Here is the changelog (from the latest stable 4.0.2):

  • updated BOEL to 2.6.24 (for i386 and x86_64)
  • updated BusyBox to 1.9.0
  • updated LVM to and devmapper to 1.02.22
  • updated e2fsprogs to 1.40.2
  • updated tar to 1.19
  • reimplemented si_pushupdate to work over si_psh
  • si_clusterconfig with no option now returns the list of all the clients
  • fixed a bug in autoinstall script to correctly save original versions of /etc/grub.conf, /etc/lilo.conf and /boot/grub/menu.lst
  • fixed a bug that did not allow to install multiple initrd_template deb packages of different architectures
  • fixed a bug in si_netbootmond that generated a wrong localboot file when deploying over a ssh tunnel
  • now si_clusterconfig executed with no argument returns the whole list of clients

You can download source packages here:
(Binary packages will be available soon at the same location).

The detailed changelog is available here:

You can find information about our email lists, IRC, bug reports, etc at:

-the SystemImager team

Posted by Andrea Righi 2008-02-10

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