Ray Leventhal spake the following on 9/18/2007 11:42 AM: > Hi folks, > > I've been asked advice in an area that I'm not well versed and am hoping > for some help. > > Having read a recent thread where booting to anaconda's kickstart wiped > a partition table unexpectedly (to the user...it did what it was > configured to do), I'm following the 'measure twice, cut once' rule and > asking if this is possible and if so, what is best practice: > > I have a working WinXP SP2 workstation with an unused partition on the > primary HDD. I'd like for the unused area to be used for dual booting > CentOS5 but am not sure what needs to be done (if anything) to the > config file for kickstart prior to booting with CD1 in the drive. > > Any suggestions or pointers to docs I may have missed are greatly > appreciated. > > Best regards, > ~Ray I wouldn't bother setting up a kickstart file for a "one off" install. A kickstart install is usually for repetitive many systems alike installs, like a corporate desktop setup with many workstations, or a cluster of servers. -- MailScanner is like deodorant... You hope everybody uses it, and you notice quickly if they don't!!!!