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Assigning VLAN tag during install prior to kickstart being located

Hi all,

I have been digging through google searches and list archives for both kickstart and anaconda for about 45 minutes now and can't seem to find the answer that I am looking for (hoping for).  I have been using a kickstart file to install many servers in our environment.  The problem that I've run into is when I need to install to a server that is configured with trunk ports.  For now, I've lived with recompiling the iso to include the kickstart file.  But I would prefer to use the default iso and just use `linux ks=http://etc..etc../ks.cfg`.  So my problem now is that, although this works just fine if I have access ports configured, since the `asknetwork` option for anaconda doesn't allow for a VLAN tag to be set.

1) Is there an option that I can pass so that anaconda will support a vlan tag prior to kickstarting?
2) If anaconda doesn't currently support it, is there a feature request for it to be supported in the future?

A) https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431915
B) RHBA-2009:0164-13:
-- http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2009-0164.html
-- where is says "431915 - feature request: add 802.1q vlan tagging to anaconda"


Joseph R. Hoot
Lead System Programmer/Analyst
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