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Re: Pre-install user input confirmation



Thanks Peter,

  That was exactly what I was looking for.

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On 2010-02-25, at 10:43 AM, Peter Scheie wrote:

> In your kickstart file, you can put some shell commands into a %pre
> section that prompt the user.  We use something like this:
> 
> #
> # Pre-installation section
> #
> %pre
> #!/bin/sh
> exec < /dev/tty3 > /dev/tty3 2>&1
> chvt 3
> install="no"
> while [ "$install" != "yes" ]; do
>   clear
>   echo
>   echo '********************************************************************************'
>   echo '*                                 W A R N I N G                                *'
>   echo '*                                                                              *'
>   echo '*  You are starting the xxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxx Software installation      *'
>   echo '*  process. This process will install a completely new operating system and    *'
>   echo '*  software. Any software previously on this system will be irrevocably lost.  *'
>   echo '*                                                                              *'
>   echo '*  Do you wish to continue?  (Type the entire word "yes" to proceed.)          *'
>   echo '*                                                                              *'
>   echo '********************************************************************************'
>   echo
>   read -p "Proceed with install? " install
> done
> clear
> chvt 1
> #%end
> 
> The chvt commands are needed to make the warning appear on the correct vt on the console.  HTH.
> 
> Peter
> 
> On Thu, 2010-02-25 at 09:03 -0600, Andre Courchesne wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> 
>>  I got a kickstart automated installation working great, but since this install wipes the entire HDD, for precaution, I would like to add a pre-install user input confirmation screen. How can I do that?
>> 
>>  Thanks,
>> 
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>> 
>> Andre Courchesne - Consultant
>> 
>> http://www.net-forces.com
>> 
>> MSN: courchea net-forces com
>> 
>> Skype: VoipForces
>> 
>> 
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>> 
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