[Fedora-livecd-list] liveinst , where does it get it's kickstart file from?

Jon Steer jsteer at bitscout.com
Thu Aug 23 03:37:50 UTC 2007


 Thank you!  for the existence proof that alterations could get done this way..
I wondered if anaconda would ignore most of the command line arguments
if it had been invoked with livecd.

jon

On 8/22/07, Mohammed_Khan at dell.com <Mohammed_Khan at dell.com> wrote:
> You can actually feed liveinst a kickstart by adding a $1 to the end of
> the line in liveinst where it invokes anaconda... then you can do
> liveinst --kickstart=somefile.cfg and it passes the --kickstart= part to
> anaconda..
>
> If have not tried to feed it packages this way, but partitioning,
> network, password, %post, etc work fine...
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mfk
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:fedora-livecd-list-bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf Of Jon Steer
> Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 10:08 PM
> To: fedora-livecd-list at redhat.com
> Subject: Re: [Fedora-livecd-list] liveinst ,where does it get it's
> kickstart file from?
>
> When I use liveinst, I get grub options that are different than what
> was on the original liveCD.  For example, the original LiveCD had
> selinux off and no X, the installed version had both.
>
>  I am using the stock anaconda and livecd tools, so perhaps I am
> missing some of the patches that would correct this?
>
>  jon
>
> On 8/22/07, Douglas McClendon <dmc.fedora at filteredperception.org> wrote:
> > Jon Steer wrote:
> > > I would like to customize the kickstart file that anaconda uses
> during
> > > a liveinst install of my liveCD.
> >
> > There is no kickstart.  It copies the installed (ext3 file)system
> right
> > from the livecd onto the disk.
> >
> > Alternately you can launch anaconda yourself with a kickstart,
> assuming
> > it defines the appropriately visable network repos.
> >
> > I've had thoughts about kickstart applied the filesystem copy method.
> > It might be doable with code similar to what livecd-creator uses for
> > it's "base-on-iso" codepath.  The only benefit there, is that it
> > wouldn't hit the network for packages already installed on the iso.
> >
> > -dmc
> >
> > > The kickstart file that is used for the install, is not the same
> > > kickstart file that was used to create the LiveCD.
> > >
> > > A cursory inspection of anaconda doesn't yield any clues about how
> > > that kickstart is created, or where it comes from.
> > >
> > >
> > > Any pointers?
> > > thanks,
> > > jon
> > >
> > >
> >
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