f9 grub kernel arguments and kickstart questions
skunkworx at verizon.net
Sat Jun 14 17:35:57 UTC 2008
Craig White wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-06-14 at 10:12 -0700, Skunk Worx wrote:
>> Antonio Olivares wrote:
>>> --- On Fri, 6/13/08, Skunk Worx <skunkworx at verizon.net> wrote:
>>>> From: Skunk Worx <skunkworx at verizon.net>
>>>> Subject: f9 grub kernel arguments and kickstart questions
>>>> To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list at redhat.com>
>>>> Date: Friday, June 13, 2008, 9:54 PM
>>>> I see that my f9 installs have a grub kernel argument
>>> In my computer, only the default Fedora 9 kernel installs such an entry, the others appear to be normal
>> Huh. I'll have to take a look at this.
>> I have releases/Everything and updates in my local repo, and I think I
>> am getting the newest kernel on a ks install with the root=UUID line.
>> But I won't be able to verify this until Tuesday.
>>>> Also I know I can 'append' things in kickstart like
>>>> "vga=791 acpi=force
>>>> reboot=b', but can I remove the 'rhgb quiet'?
>>> Yes you may. Booting still works fine :)
>> Yes...I wasn't clear enough. It seem the two options are there by
>> default and I prefer them not to be :-) It's just preference and no
>> problem to take them out after the install. But one less thing to do
>> after the network install is preferred.
> I haven't given it much thought but it surely would be possible to use a
> post-installation script to do something like
> sed -i 's/rhgb quiet//g' /boot/grub/grub.conf
> to remove them
I agree and I'll have to try this. However as I recall (dimly) there are
some changes to the install that are finalized after the post-install
section, which is why I prefer the up front, deterministic approach when
I can get away with it!
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