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Old 04-10-2005, 03:24 AM   #1
rocs78
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Problems mounting CD in Kickstart file


Hello all,

I am attempting to create a custom install for fedora core 3. CD1 and 2 are unaltered but CD3 has extra files added. I have created a kickstart file for automated installation and have saved this on a floppy. When I go to install i used the command LINUX KS=FLOPPY and this reads the kickstart file fine.

This problem lies in the %POST section of the kickstart file. In this section i need to mount the CDROM so I can copy a few TAR balls over from the CD to the HDD. I was able to do this in Fedora Core 2 using the following comands


Fedora Core 2
%post
/usr/sbin/updsftab
mount /dev/cdrom
cp..................(copy of files here)

However in Fedora code 3 This does not work...... It appears that it tries to mount the CD in /media/cdrom and the device is called /dev/hdd??????? I have tried using every possible combination of mounting but still cannot get it to mount the CD during the POST install.

Any ideas would be GREATLY appreciated.....

Thanks
Rocs78
 
Old 04-10-2005, 09:21 AM   #2
homey
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In my FC3 box, they are listed as
/dev/cdrom
/dev/cdrom
/dev/cdwriter
/dev/cdwriter1

I'm not sure why one of those wouldn't work for you.
 
  


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