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Re: dos boot image



OK, thx. Should I delete the packages in Base from the source or by using kickstart?
If kickstart, then how should I do that (not "rpm -e package" in postscript I hope)?
Just a thought: if I only have made a single active fat partition, will the Base
package be installed?

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>If your packages section in the kickstart file is empty, the Base package
>in the Redhat/base/comps (see CD 1 of installation CDs) will still get
>installed.  If you don't want to install Base, try deleting the packages in
>Base.
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>Hi!
>I'm helping my MS Windows friend and I want to automatically repartion to
>fat fs
>and format the entire hd and then install a dos boot image, and no Linux
>filesystem or rpms whatsoever :-(, on the hd. Is it possible to use
>kickstart
>and a postscript for this?
>I know I can do the partioning and formating using kickstart, but are there
>any
>bash commands (e.g. dd) available for me to use in the postscript if I
>don't
>spec/install any rpms?
>Is it possible at all not to install ANY rpms, I mean if I dont spec any
>packages will I still get some rpms installed?
>Can I use dd to copy the dos boot image to the hd boot sector?
>Or is there an easier way to do all of this?
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>/Andreas
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