[CentOS-devel] thanks for the offers to help test the installer

Nico Kadel-Garcia

nkadel at gmail.com
Sun Jan 9 18:42:15 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jan 9, 2011 at 8:42 AM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> On 01/07/2011 01:41 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
>>> Here is what needs doing :
>>> - Write a kickstart file that would either install an existing system[1]
>>> - Write a bash shell script that can be run on the machine, which would
>>> do some tests and exit with '0' if all goes well.
>> If I may suggest? Please put in the following '%post -nochroot' script.
>>      %post -nochroot
>>      /bin/cp /tmp/ks.cfg /mnt/sysimage/root/ks.cfg
>> On RHEL 6, you should end that with a '%end' statement.
> Sounds good. Why dont you go ahead and contribute the relevant
> kickstarts and the test scripts.
>> This preserves your downloaded ks.cfg in your built system's /root/
>> directory, for reference and comparison to the derived
>> anaconda-ks.cfg. This is particularly important if you're like me and
>> use multiple '%post' sections for distinct post-install operations.
> would make for an easy scripted test :)
> - KB

I'm actually doing such testing right now for RHEL 6. I'd welcome
access to installation components, even alpha release components, for
PXE installing CentOS 6.

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