Howto: rolling your own FC5 Kickstart installer DVD's?

Philip Prindeville philipp_subx at
Wed May 3 06:13:26 UTC 2006

gb spam wrote:

> [snip]
>Not sure of any docs, but here's what I do to add a kickstart file to a DVD
>mkdir -p orig.mnt
>mount -o loop -t iso9660 $ORIG orig.mnt
>rm -rf new
>cp -va orig.mnt new
># Edit new/isolinux/isolinux.cfg
># add kickstart file to new
>mkisofs -o my-new.iso \
>       -b isolinux/isolinux.bin \
>       -c isolinux/ \
>       -no-emul-boot \
>       -boot-load-size 4 \
>       -boot-info-table \
>       new
>I then test out the DVD image with qemu (there are already far too
>many coasters in this world) before burning it to DVD.
>You may find
>useful for updating/adding rpms etc

Hmmmm...  that was handy.  Now if only there was an easy way to add printer
definitions to CUPS from the command line...


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