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Re: "required" kickstart directives



On Thu, 30 May 2002, Paul A Sand wrote:

> On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 01:36:53PM -0400, rpjday wrote:
> > On 30 May 2002, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> > 
> > > >>>>> "MM" == Mike McLean <mikem redhat com> writes:
> > > 
> > > MM> What else would "required" mean?
> > > 
> > > I read it as "required for the installation to complete without
> > > errors".
> > 
> > after a careful reading of the docs, it appears that "required" means that
> > that directive must either be in the ks.cfg file, or the install will
> > prompt for it.
> 
> I don't know if that's it either. Look at the "mouse" option. 
> (http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7.3-Manual/custom-guide/s1-kickstart2-options.html)
> 
> It's marked "required". The documentation claims that if it's
> omitted (or supplied without arguments), "the installation program
> will attempt to autodetect the mouse." So--ahem--is it *really* required?
> 
> I think the bottom line is that the docs can be confusing.

I will bet they are not confusing to the person that wrote them! :-)

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