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Old 05-31-2006, 10:48 AM   #1
onjoo
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FC5 minimal install (kickstart or else)


Need to get FC5 pushed to something like 500 megabytes or smaller.
The thing is that if I deselect everything on the customize screen the system will still install itself with default packages hardcoded to comps.xml. So I will end up in 800 mb FC5 installation.

That sucks! Why can't I just select the packages I need with anaconda
How can I configure the default packages?

Do I need to mount the iso,then edit the comps.xml file, then export the thingy to new iso and burn again or is there a way to edit kickstart file somehow?

I know that the kickstart file has this %packages -section that can take parameters but there are so many packages available that I'd rather use someones already edited file.

Has anyone got minimal installation kickstart file somewhere?
 
Old 06-13-2006, 09:59 PM   #2
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i think the minimal installation to run the fedora core is 800 mb, these are the packages you need to install.
 
  


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