[CentOS-virt] Suggestions to improve this minimal kickstart config for CentOS 6?

Tue Jul 19 22:45:47 UTC 2011
Dennis Jacobfeuerborn <dennisml at conversis.de>

On 07/19/2011 11:36 PM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> On 07/20/2011 12:15 AM, Kartik Subbarao wrote:
>> On 07/19/2011 12:36 PM, Kartik Subbarao wrote:
>>> rpm -e $(rpm -qa |grep -i firmware)
>> This should be changed to:
>> rpm -e $(rpm -qa | grep -i firmware | grep -v kernel-firmware)
>> Since apparently kernel depends on kernel-firmware.
> Try the attached ks. It installs around 180 packages. libselinux-utils is
> in because I find it mandatory to be able to modify the selinux
> configuration of an existing system.
> There are a few packages left which can be removed if you insist:
> - the firmware packages if you do not use that specific hardware ( atmel,
> brocade, qlogic ).
> - yum-presto if you prefer to always download full rpm packages instead of
> deltas
> - which, acl, attr

Interesting. I'm also experimenting with a minimal kickstart and without 
the system-config-firewall-base package I can no longer login. Apparently 
the login succeeds but I immediately get thrown back to the login prompt. 
As soon as I add that package everything is fine again.