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Re: Cat command in the %post



On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 Rebecca R Hepper seagate com wrote:

>Thanks for all the replies.
>
>Now I have two post sections as shown below:
>
>%post --nochroot
>mv /tmp/drivetype /mnt/sysimage/tmp/drivetype
>
>%post
>driveType=`cat  /mnt/sysimage/tmp/drivetype`
>
>I still get the following error from the second post section:
>cat:  /mnt/sysimage/tmp/drivetype:  No such file or directory
>
>Have I still got something messed up?

Yes :)

When in "%post --nochroot" scripts, you must use /mnt/sysimage to access
the newly installed system.

When in "%post" scripts, you must use / to access the newly installed
system.

You used /mnt/sysimage in a %post script, which doesn't exist.


Cheers,
Phil




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