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Old 04-10-2005, 02:24 AM   #1
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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
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.....

Old 04-10-2005, 08:21 AM   #2
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In my FC3 box, they are listed as

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


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