[et-mgmt-tools] Distro specific kickstarts and repo questions
Matt S [UNIX Administrator]
matts at hostingsupport.com
Tue Mar 27 21:59:52 UTC 2007
Would it be possible to track kickstarts based on distro? Alternatively
could we set a default kickstart on a per-distro basis. In our
environment we offer a monolithic configuration on various sets of
hardware so it would be advantageous if we could use the built-in "menu"
functionality and expect that the default kickstart will be appropriate
for our operating system selection.
For instance, we may not want the default kickstart to do things in post
on Fedora that we want in RHEL-5.
Perhaps there is a way to manage this in cobbler and I'm just missing
Any thoughts? (I'm trying to accomplish this somewhat through the use of
A second question. We have some custom repo's that we want to configure
in order that packages may be installed during provisioning. I setup a
mirrored repo which imported all the files correctly.
When the repo is defined during the profile creation it works but
cobbler won't sync.
/var/lib/cobbler/profiles shows the repo listed
The following error is kicked back: one of the listed repositories is
not defined in cobbler
Any help would be appreciated.
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