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Re: RH8 Package specification in Kickstart



Sorry,  one little change to that script:

 /usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/genhdlist

should be

 /usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/genhdlist $BASE



On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 12:58:27PM -0400, Joseph McDonald wrote:
> I'd recommend @Everything and just having a customized
> repository. I've kind of done the opposite (added a bunch
> of rpm's), but I think that's your best bet. Once you've
> removed all the RPM's you don't want instaled from the
> media (nfs share, ftp server, http server whatever) modify
> this script to suit your needs, and run it:
> 
> #!/bin/sh
> #
> # Run this script to update the hdlists in the updated_release
> # directory.
> #
> # Joey <joem uu net>
> 
> export PYTHONPATH=/usr/lib/anaconda
> BASE=/home/install/redhat/9/updated_release
> cd $BASE
> 
> /usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/genhdlist
> /usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/pkgorder $BASE i386 > $BASE/pkgorder.txt
> /usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/buildinstall --comp dist-9 --pkgorder $BASE/pkgorder.txt --version .01 --release "Custom" $BASE
> 
> That should probably work for you. Good luck.
> 
> 	--joey
> 
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 10:48:22AM -0400, Dave Mackintosh wrote:
> > Greetings, list
> >  
> > I've had some moderate success with RedHat 7.2, 7.3, and 8.0 doing
> > basic Kickstarts (ones where the packages are specified as
> > @Everything).  However we've hit a situation where one customer has
> > decided he wants every RedHat 8.0 machine to only have a specific
> > list of packages installed.
> > 
> > I've tried just putting the list of packages in the ks.cfg (ie, no @
> > groups) but I get the dreaded anaconda python death.
> > 
> > There has been at least one other request of this nature to the list
> > (http://www.redhat.com/archives/kickstart-list/2003-April/msg00099.html)
> > but other than a suggestion to change the CD image (do I have to edit
> > comps.xml if I do this?) I don't see much in the way of answers.
> > 
> > Can anyone give me pointers to where I might find how to proceed?
> > Is ordering important?
> > 
> > Thanks for your time.
> > 
> > -- 
> >  /\oo/\
> > / /()\ \ David Mackintosh | 
> > 
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