[CentOS] more kickstart - saving %pre decisions for %post

John Doe jdmls at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 13 16:53:16 UTC 2010

From: Alan McKay <alan.mckay at gmail.com>
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 9:48 AM, John Doe wrote:
> > It means, if you don't use -nochroot, the '/', when in post, will be 
> '/mnt/sysimage'.
> > If you do use -nochroot, the '/' will be '/'.
> Hmmm, that is behaving differently that what I see.
> I have never used --nochroot, and / is /.   For quite some time now in
> %post I've been manipulating files in /etc and they are /etc/ after
> the new image boots.
> Or does --nochroot go in %pre?   Not according to that link I guess

Try this:
in %pre, put in /tmp/foo
Then, use %post with -nochroot and check if /tmp/foo exists

Or maybe, if it exists, use the ramdisk (/dev/shm)...



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