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Re: redhat 8 bootable kickstart trouble

You could try this.  Copy your ks file into initrd.img file /tmp dir.
Then, add ks=file:/tmp/ks.cfg to your append line below.  There are other
ways of retrieving your ks file as well, such as nfs.

Jason P Holland
Texas Learning and Computation Center
University of Houston
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On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, Patrick Simon wrote:

> I have been searching around for a bit, and so far haven't found a solution to this problem.
> I am creating a custom install of Redhat 8, and now i need it to be kickstarted as well. Where do i put the kickstart file so that the installer recognizes it. I have tried to unzip and mount the initrd.img file under the isolinux directory, and then installing the ks.cfg file under the tmp directory of the initrd.img image. And changed the isolinux.cfg file to read
> default ks
> prompt 0
> timeout 60
> display boot.msg
> F1 boot.msg
> F2 options.msg
> F3 general.msg
> F4 param.msg
> F5 rescue.msg
> F7 snake.msg
> label ks
>   kernel vmlinuz
>   append ks initrd=initrd.img lang= devfs=nomount ramdisk_size=9216
> However, the install cannot find the ks.cfg file.
> The non-kickstart install works fine, so obviously this is where i am screwing up.
> Am I way off base, or almost there?
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Patrick Simon

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