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Re: prompt for hostname



Try doing the same in the %pre section instead of %post. I've done it  there with no problems. Of course you need to save the content to something like /tmp/hostname and then copy that in place before the post section.

--Victor



----- Original Message ----
> From: Kaushal Shriyan <kaushalshriyan gmail com>
> To: Discussion list about Kickstart <kickstart-list redhat com>
> Sent: Thu, November 19, 2009 7:37:44 AM
> Subject: prompt for hostname
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I did comment out the network config line in ks.cfg file the
> installation process did not prompt me for key in the hostname.
> is there a way to handle this issue ?
> 
> How about in the %post section.
> ################################################################
> %post
> exec < /dev/tty6 > /dev/tty6
> chvt 6
> clear
> echo "################################"
> echo "# Running Post Configuration   #"
> echo "################################"
> echo -n "Give hostname: "
> read hostn
> hostname $hostn
> echo $hostn > /etc/hostname
> ###Go back to tty1##
> exec < /dev/tty1 > /dev/tty1
> chvt 1
> ################################################################
> 
> is there a better way to do it ?
> 
> Please suggest/guide
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Kaushal
> 
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