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Re: customized nfs install



Thanks a lot, I'll try that.
Gabriel
--- Klaus Steden <klaus steden thomson net> wrote:

> > I'm booting from floppy and do nfs install...
> > linux dd ks=nfs:192.168.1.1:/img/IMG/ks.cfg
> > ksdevice=eth0
> > 
> > The iso is the one from de distribution, mounted
> > through loopback and having one rpm replaced and
> > hdlist regenerated. Then I create the iso...
> > 
> > What I'm interested in, is how can I replace an
> > existing   package with a newer one right at the
> > install without having later to run an up2date.
> > 
> I've had to do that with EL4 and EL3 for a bunch of
> our systems.
> 
> There's a script posted on the Fedora Wiki that I
> use almost daily to merge
> updates into my RPM tree (eliminating the need for
> updates). See
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/AnacondaGenHdList for
> more info on the subject.
> Note that the script posted, as posted, hasn't
> worked for me with EL3 but a
> little noodling around got it to cooperate.
> 
> The boot loader code is a little dumb, IMO, in that
> it will load up an ISO if
> it finds one even if you explicitly tell it not to -
> so I stripped my ISO down
> to nothing, and force it to do what I tell it to.
> 
> You can safely skip the ISO altogether if your NFS
> tree has your updated RPMS
> merged into it and new hdlist files have been
> generated that include the new
> RPMS.
> 
> hth,
> Klaus
> 
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