Diskless client with Debian
every client just takes about 4 MB of disk space !!
And, since these clients are installed from the same base image as a machine
with a local disk, the diskless system looks just like a Debian system with a
Further Reading and Acknowledgements
Most of the stuff in this article is mentioned in the 'diskless' package
documentation in the README.Debian file. Its an excellent README and you
should read it before you do a diskless installation.
Of course, during your install, you will have various glitches. So let me know
about those. I know that this is not a perfect article, but then diskless
installations aren't exactly a piece of cake :). This article isn't exactly a
step by step guide for diskless installation, but a demonstration of how one
would go about doing it, and how Debian helps you do it easier and faster.
I would also like to thank all the volunteers at Debian for this wonderful
effort, and all the people involved with Open Source Development. Also, a
special thanks to Brian May because of whom we have the diskless package in
Debian in the first place.