[CentOS] CentOS7 kickstart question

Fri Dec 14 13:43:42 UTC 2018
Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com>

On Fri, 14 Dec 2018 at 05:02, isdtor <isdtor at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is it not possible to use an nfs based repo for kickstart under CentOS 7.5?
> E.g.
> repo --name=epel --baseurl=file://server/path/to/local/copy/of/epel

So the syntax looks to be

repo --name=epel --baseurl=nfs://server:/path

that colon after server is not a spelling error.

> With trial and error I figured out that this is the correct syntax to use for an nfs-based repo. But packages from this repo in the %packages section are not found.
> You have specificed that the package 'bla' should be installed. This package does not exist. ...
> It works with http off the same server and location, but I'd rather not use that.
> NFS installation as such, using nfs --server ... -- dir ..., off the same server and filesystem is working fine. So there is no problem here with nfs or repo setup.
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Stephen J Smoogen.