[CentOS] Kickstart just create /boot, recommended swap and / with whatever is left.

Wed Apr 3 07:24:32 UTC 2013
Woehrle Hartmut SBB CFF FFS (Extern) <hartmut.woehrle at sbb.ch>

>Drew Weaver wrote:
>> Howdy,
>> The default partitioning scheme appears to be:
>> swap
>> /boot
>> / small amount of space
>> /home remainder of space.
>> Is there any way via kickstart to have it just create swap with the 
>> recommended size, /boot, and then just / with the remainder without 
>> manually specifying the names of the lvs/vgs etc?
>> I figured there would be an autopart -atomic option but that doesn't 
>> seem to exist.
>>Where'd you get the kickstart?
>>You can certainly set it up any way you want, though a large /home seems reasonable if you've only got one drive, unless you want /boot, swap, and /.
>>Btw, the old received wisdom was that swap should be 2-2.5 times RAM; for some years now, though, it's been just 2G, and leave it at that.
>I just used the 'autopart' command in the kickstart and it automatically put most of the storage in /home.
>I believe in CentOS 5 the autopart command just did swap /boot and /
>I realize I can manually partition all 60 of these servers but I'm trying to avoid that also like I said I would prefer not to set the lv/vg names in the kickstart..
>Would've been cool if you could just do autopart -atomic like you can with Ubuntu.

So you don't want to use the part command? There you don't have to tell which partition - this is optional.


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