[CentOS] PXE boot, Kickstart NFS install and %include...

Will McDonald wmcdonald at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 15:42:11 UTC 2006

On 15/03/06, Ron Loftin <reloftin at twcny.rr.com> wrote:
> I saw your question in the digest version of the list, and thought you
> might be interested in my solution.  I do have it working, and there are
> a couple of points that I didn't see mentioned in the other parts of
> this thread, or just were mentioned in passing.
> The following is a kickstart file for a workstation install on my
> network.
> ********************  Begin example ks file ***************************
> One VERY IMPORTANT point to remember is shown in the "%pre" script.
> This is how to make the modules available to anaconda for processing.
> Just mount the tree where the modules live somewhere on the target
> system where you can tell anaconda to go read it.  Here, I just create a
> new directory ( /mnt/ks ) and all %include directives reference that
> tree.  Again, all paths must be specified the way that the CLIENT will
> evaluate them.

Ron, everyone else, thanks all for the input, much appreciated.

I've just started having a fiddle on a test box again so fingers crossed.

Cheers guys.


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