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RE: Kickstart, partitioning, differing disk space



# Default value for disks (27G layout)
BOOTSIZE=256
ROOTSIZE=8192
VARSIZE=8192
SWAPSIZE=2048
BANKTOOLSIZE=8192
GRIDSIZE=0

# check for small disk sizes < default 27G layout:
if [ ${DISKSIZE} -lt 27648 ]
then
        # create small disk (16G layout)
        ROOTSIZE=5120
        VARSIZE=5120
        SWAPSIZE=2048
        BANKTOOLSIZE=3072
fi

# force it if it's a VMware system with more than 20G of space
dmidecode | grep Manufacturer | head -1 | grep -q VMware
if [ $? = "0" ]
then
        # create small disk xen/vmware (16G layout)
        ROOTSIZE=5120
        VARSIZE=5120
        SWAPSIZE=2048
        BANKTOOLSIZE=3072
fi



-----Original Message-----
From: kickstart-list-bounces redhat com
[mailto:kickstart-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of John Oliver
Sent: Monday, November 09, 2009 11:33 AM
To: Discussion list about Kickstart
Subject: Re: Kickstart, partitioning, differing disk space

On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 11:04:22AM -0800, Shabazian, Chip wrote:
> We have three  different partitioning schemes.  The kickstart figures
> out how big the disk is, then uses one of three different schemes
based
> on the size.  However, if it's a VM, we automatically select the
> smallest partitioning scheme

What are these "three schemes"?  How do they know when they're on a VM?
Could you include a copy of the relevant section of your ks file?

Thanks...

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