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Re: Hacking anaconda for RHL 7.3

Look for this:


In usr/lib/anaconda/kickstart.py, and comment it out.

You will need to rebuild the stage2 installer.  I like to do it like this:

(top of decompressed cramfs dir) % mkcramfs --verbose . ../new_stage2.img

Then, copy the image over the old one and you should be all set.  Any options
you give to the network tag in the ks.cfg will appear in the dialog.

Also, FYI - if you don't specify the root password at all in ks.cfg, the dialog
will appear and do the right thing.  I believe it will also allow you to add
other users via the dialog.


> I need to do some hacking on anaconda for RedHat 7.3.  I've already created
> my customized install CD (everything I need on one CD) and my kickstart
> config.  Works nicely.  Now I want to be a little more creative.  Some of
> the components (networking, in particular) need to be set statically per
> host.  I'd love for the install to pop up, ask the user for hostname, ip
> addresses, etc, and then continue with the kickstart.  Where do I need to
> start?
> Christopher Cosby sciatl com
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