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Re: PATCH: Partition auto-detection and HD exploded tree installation



The link to the patch got broken into two lines. Hopefully, it works this time :).

http://www.abodiosoftware.com/patches/anaconda-11.2.0.19_abodio_autodetect.patch 

-Uday

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>-----Original Message-----
>From: anaconda-devel-list-bounces redhat com
>[mailto:anaconda-devel-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Uday Prakash
>Sent: Monday, February 05, 2007 6:23 PM
>To: anaconda-devel-list redhat com
>Subject: Re: PATCH: Partition auto-detection and HD exploded tree
>installation
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>All,
>
>Following up on my previous email, I have implemented a patch that
>auto-detects the source and kickstart devices. The file can be downloaded
>from
>http://www.abodiosoftware.com/patches/anaconda-11.2.0.19_abodio_autodetect.p
>atch and is for Anaconda Version #11.2.0.19. Please consider this patch for
>inclusion in the anaconda sources. 
>
>As a reminder, this patch allows the kickstart and method options to be
>specified at the command line as follows (note the empty partition section
>between the two colons):
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>	ks=hd::/path/to/ks.cfg, and
>	method=hd::/path/to/install/files
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>And, within the kickstart file, a hard drive install can be specified as
>follows (note the lack of a --partition directive):
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>	harddrive --dir=/path/to/install/files
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>This patch is modified slightly from the one I had initially provided.  The
>original patch selected the first partition encountered with the
>kickstart/install files on it. This (new) patch gives the user more control
>and:
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>  * if the number of partitions with the file/directory is 0, do nothing, or
>  * if the number of partitions with the file/directory is 1, use that one,
>or
>  * else pop up the dialog box and ask the user which partition to use.
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>Thanks much,
>Uday.
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