[CentOS-virt] Can we get a copy of ks.cfg for varous images into /root/ks.cfg?

Mon Apr 27 12:01:07 UTC 2015
Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro>

I think that should be:

%post --nochroot

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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nico Kadel-Garcia" <nkadel at gmail.com>
> To: "Discussion about the virtualization on CentOS" <centos-virt at centos.org>
> Sent: Saturday, 25 April, 2015 15:38:49
> Subject: [CentOS-virt] Can we get a copy of ks.cfg for varous images into	/root/ks.cfg?

> I've recently been dealing with various CentOS images on AWS, and am
> being forcibly reminded that the "/root/anaconda-ks.cfg" has only a
> passing resemblance to whatever the kickstart configuration file
> actually contained. But getting a copy of the actual "ks.cfg" is
> invaluable for updating and testing variations of the kickstart setup,
> especially when manipulating disk partitioning or package selection.
> In particular, anaconda-ks.cfg fails to include any but the first
> '%post' script and discards all comments that may have been in the
> original ks.cfg file. Coupled with the problems of
> system-config-kickstart, and you have no provenance for the kickstart
> file that was actually *used* to create a particular system.
> For people building kickstart based environments, what would it take
> to get you to put this in your ks.cfg?
>    %post
>    cp /tmp/ks.cfg /mnt/sysimage/root/ks.cfg
>    %end
> For older releases, '%end' is not needed.
> And before anyone asks, *YES* I've reached out to the anaconda
> developers in the past about this. I can try again, but in the
> meantime, it would really help me, and I think it would help others.
>                           Nico Kadel-Garcia
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