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Old 04-21-2011, 05:59 PM   #1
dwong05
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Example of driverdisk option in kickstart file


I am trying to create a kickstart file to install a hardend version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It is going to be install on HW with SAN and I need to include the SAN driver. Use of boot:linux dd does not work. According to Red Hat install guide, the following line should be included in the kickstart file:
driverdisk <partition> [--type=<fstype>]

However, I cannot find any real example of how to actually enter this command. For example, the driver disk name is sandriver.img and it is going to be installed via cdrom or through an iso file. What value is need to put in the <partition> and [--type=<fstype>].
Any suggestion from anyone that use this option before will be appreciated.
 
Old 05-04-2011, 07:16 PM   #2
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I haven't used the driverdisk option but the doco suggests you try this format for images:

driverdisk --source=ftp://path/to/dd.img
driverdisk --source=http://path/to/dd.img
driverdisk --source=nfs:host:/path/to/img

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