[CentOS] how to inject a kmod driver from elrepo into kickstart

Sat Dec 7 10:05:48 UTC 2013
Patrick Lists <centos-list at puzzled.xs4all.nl>

On 12/07/2013 05:15 AM, psavoie1783 wrote:
> On 06/12/13 09:37 PM, Patrick Lists wrote:
>> On 12/07/2013 02:39 AM, psavoie1783 wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I have a marvel chipset for my wired laptop connection. It uses the
>>> kmod-sk98lin- driver at elrepo.
>>> I would like to use this driver to activate the wired connection to
>>> kickstart my laptop as I have pxe booting set upon my home network.
>>> Could anyone please enlighten me as to how to get the drivers/firmware
>>> from this package loaded on my laqptop so I can use kickstart to load
>>> the OS, please?
>> Add a local apache/httpd powered repo to your kickstart:
>> repo --name="sk98 repo"
>> --baseurl="http://myrepo/CentOS/6/x86_64/kmod-sk98lin-"
>> 'myrepo' is the pxe/kickstart server hostname and the kmod-sk98lin rpm
>> driver has been copied to /var/www/html/CentOS/6/x86_64.
>> Make sure httpd is running
>> # service httpd start
>> Run createrepo:
>> # cd /var/www/html/CentOS/6/x86_64/
>> # createrepo -v -d .
>> Fire up laptop and kickstart it.
>> Regards,
>> Patrick
> Thank you Patrick,
> I am pxe booting off the marvel card and in order to be able to do what 
> you suggest, I think I need the driver to be installed to get the 
> kickstart file first. Otherwise, how would the installer get it?

Sorry, misread the question. I guess you need to create a driver disk.
Google how to create them or check these links:

And when booting you need something like linux dd=<url_to_driver.img>