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Re: mkkickstart deprecated



On 7 May 2002, barjunk wrote:

> Was that sarcasm? :)
>
> It is true that anacond-ks.cfg gets created however, there are times
> when you start with an install, then add more rpms to it to get it the
> way you want it.
>
> I used to use mkkickstart to generate the file needed to recreate the
> machine (I still had to tweak it some).
>
> I guess I will have to cobble something together.
>
> What program would create a list of the packages without the version
> numbers?
>
> rpm -qa  # this would give version numbers...don't want that.
>

How about:

  rpm -qa --queryformat "%{name}\n"


And please, Red Hat, bring back a command line tool to create a ks.cfg
template!

Carl

Carl G. Riches
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>
>
> On Tue, 2002-05-07 at 13:48, seth vidal wrote:
> > On Tue, 2002-05-07 at 17:44, barjunk wrote:
> > > Now that mkkickstart has been deprecated...is there going to be a
> > > command line version of the ksconfig tool?  Not everyone uses the X
> > > windowing system.  I hope this isn't a hint of things to come.
> > >
> >
> > Well anaconda now makes an anaconda-ks.cfg in /root on any installed
> > system.
> >
> > and the ks.cfg is just a text file so a command line ksconfig tool would
> > be vi or emacs I'd bet.
> >
> > :)
> >
> > -sv
> >
>
>
>
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