[CentOS] kickstart: transfer info between %pre and %post

Wed Mar 21 02:08:59 UTC 2007
Will McDonald <wmcdonald at gmail.com>

On 21/03/07, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> wrote:
> I collect some info with the %pre script. But I really want to execute
> some programs, based on that info, during a chrooted %post.
> The problem is, %pre and chrooted %post do not share any part of the
> filesystem. In %pre the hard-drives are not yet formatted, while in a
> chrooted %post the installer's root is not available.
> How to transfer info between these two stages?
> One idea would be to upload a file to the kickstart fileserver. That's
> ugly in many ways.

Ramdisk that remains mounted between stages?

nb: I have no idea if this would work, just a suggestion :)