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Re: Kickstart questions



On Tue, Nov 21, 2000 at 09:41:28AM -0500, Matt Fahrner wrote:
> This is essentially what we're doing, however it requires a regenerating
> a package list and remodifying the "comps" file for every OS release.
> 
> 			- Matt

Its a pain (we do it here), but I don't see a way out- Red Hat changes 
the package list, adding, deleteing, splitting, packages every "major" 
release. 

(Rightfully so - thats not a dig on RH - they have to.)

I do not recall any major heartburn (for me) between 6.1 and 6.2 here.

> 
> liefting nl ibm com wrote:
> > 
> > >Well, it can be a pain and we have to do it each time a new OS release
> > >comes out. Its definitely ugly. It makes the kickstart file ugly.
> > 
> > Assuming that you are kickstarting from a networked server, why not change
> > the comps file. Modify @ Base, create an @ Almost Everything, create a @
> > Local for local packages and so forth. This allows you to customize
> > everything. Don't forget to run genhdlist (or whatever that command was)
> > after changing the comps file.
> > 
> > - Wouter.
> > 
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