fedora kickstart how-to information
I have been trying to locate Fedora Core 3 Kickstart installation docs, but I am having no luck. Is there a site I can go to for this or is the kickstart install a carbon copy of the Red Hat Linux Kickstart documentation?
There's a brief explanation of Kickstart in the current Fedora Installation Guide:
The technology hasn't changed radically, so the latest RHEL documentation should be fine for options and other information.
Thanks for the reply. I am still having trouble though the brief mentions I have seen for kickstart never include how to use the %include directive. I am having a bear of a time getting the include to work so I can maintain a separate package list. All of the attemps I have made to use %include have failed so I would love an in depth discussion of how this works in fedora core 4. Any idea where I can find detailed instructions for this directive? Here is what I have tried so far:
None have worked :(
The official reference that I found doesn't say much:
Google turns up this, which may be a good start point:
You could also ask on Red Hat's Kickstart mailing list:
The centOS piece was interesting and there was some good info in there except I am not sure why he was using /opt/kickstart, unless that was the actual directory on his NFS server that held his kickstart files. The mailing list is a good idea...
you can write files to the /tmp partition and then %include will insert the txt of that file.
An example of this is: I need to store variables in a file i need to change for each installation such as ip, timezone etc..
I will wget in my pre section and output to /tmp/myVariables.cfg
wget http://rhel-install/myVariables.cfg -O /tmp/myVariables.cfg
You this is getting the file over the network but you can get it from a disc or wherever
now i have them on my /tmp so i can include them in my command section
this is essentially putting the text in this file right in my command section
timezone --utc GMT
Hope this helps...
Not sure it will...since this thread has been closed for SIX YEARS.
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