[CentOS] CentOS bootstrapper for chroot(2) environment
lace at jankratochvil.net
Sat Sep 3 22:52:22 UTC 2005
On Sat, 03 Sep 2005 23:58:02 +0900, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Jan Kratochvil wrote:
> > Unattended install & run CentOS-4.1 just using chroot(1).
> > It requires rpm(1) based host OS and it was tested only on Fedora Core 4.
> But tell me, did you try the --installroot options
> for yum as well ? building a chroot with that can be as simple as doing
> this :
> yum --installroot="/exports/chroots/c4-i386" groupinstall base
I was not aware of yum(8) --installroot, thanks.
It could simplify the installation if host OS is already CentOS. Otherwise
the script is more about bugs workarounds and they are not resolved by yum(8).
* Missing CentOS yum(8) repositories in /etc/yum.repos.d/
* Missing CentOS imported GPG key to use unchanged repositories configs.
* Installing CentOS yum(8) by host OS FC4 rpm(8) makes rpm db incompatible.
* /etc/fstab, /dev/* still need to be created by the script.
(the list above is mostly the list of the command sets in the script)
And the chroot environment is already built so...
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