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Re: kickstart to prompt for network



hey thanks

just going through the steps you suggested

wondering what flags I need for the mkisofs to remake
my iso.

Haven't done that in a while

Thanks

AR

--- James_Martin ao uscourts gov wrote:

> kickstart-list-bounces redhat com wrote on
> 09/29/2005 10:21:01 AM:
> 
> > CD install 
> > 
> 
> Thought so.  This is a bug in anaconda (in my mind
> anyhow, Red Hat won't 
> acknowledge this).  Basically during a CD kickstart,
> anaconda will never 
> prompt you for network information, no matter what
> combination of 
> networking information you leave in or out in the ks
> file.  There is a 
> fix, however, which I figured out while stumbling
> through the anaconda 
> code.  Here it is (I'm doing this from memory but I
> think that it's 
> right):
> 
> take the stage2.img from the CD, copy it /tmp or
> whatever.
> mkdir /mnt/img
> mkdir /tmp/new_img
> mount -o loop /tmp/stag2.img /mnt/img
> rsync -avv /mnt/img/* /tmp/img/
> 
> now you want to look at the
> /tmp/img/usr/lib/kistart.py
> 
> and comment out the below line:
> 
> dispatch.skipStep("network")
> 
> This will force kickstart to prompt for networking.
> 
> then create your new stage2.img :
> 
> mkcramfs /tmp/new_img
> 
> and copy it back to your temporary CD making
> directory, re-create your 
> ISO, burn it and you're good to go.
> 
> 
> 
> James S. Martin, RHCE
> Contractor
> Administrative Office of the United States Courts
> Washington, DC
> (202) 502-2394
> 
> 
> 
> 
> > --- James_Martin ao uscourts gov wrote:
> > 
> > > kickstart-list-bounces redhat com wrote on
> > > 09/28/2005 06:30:28 PM:
> > > 
> > > > Hi:
> > > > 
> > > > I am using RH 3 ES U5
> > > > 
> > > > I am wondering if there is a way to have a
> > > kickstart
> > > > install prompt for networking input only?
> > > > 
> > > > Thanks
> > > > 
> > > > AR
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > Are you doing a CD based install or network
> based
> > > install?
> > > 
> > > 
> > > James S. Martin, RHCE
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> Courts
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> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
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