[CentOS] kickstart install using url location

Mon Jul 20 22:00:18 UTC 2009
nate <centos at linuxpowered.net>

Carlos Santana wrote:
> Hi,
> I am working on a kickstart install method and it works fine with
> cdrom as installation media. I would like change this media to an
> online resource. I saw option as - 'url --url http://<server>/<dir>'.
> I am not sure what should be the directory contents? Should we put all
> ISOs in that directory or what? Any insights?

If you do http then I believe you just need all of the CDs extracted
to that location, what I do is mount each cd and then rsync it's
contents to the directory.

If you use NFS then I believe you can point to a directory that has
ISO files, though I haven't done that in years.