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Re: Dropping to a shell in %post



Are you actually specifying that full path? If so, that would be your
problem. You are already chroot'd in /mnt/sysimage, so if you told it
/mnt/sysimage/somepath, it would be interpreted literally.

-Dan

> Dan Carpenter wrote:
>> On 6/24/05, Dan Trainor <info hostinthebox net> wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Is it possible to drop to a sh shell in or after %post, so that I can
>>>poke around and get familiar with the %post enviornment to see about
>>>donig some things later on?
>>
>>
>> add these lines to your %post.
>>
>> echo "Dropping to a shell"
>> open -c 8 bash
>> read tmp
>>
>> The echo prints to tty3 so you probably won't see it...  Not sure how
>> to put stuff on the first tty.  This will pause the install until you
>> press Enter on the front screen.  You can switch to tty8 to do
>> whatever you want.
>>
>> regards,
>> dan carpenter
>>
>
> Dan -
>
> Awesome, that's what I was looking for.  I'm having troule finding out
> why I can't install two additional RPMs in %post, saying that the files
> are not present.  I am copying them from
> /mnt/source/thedirthatiputfilesin to /mnt/sysimage/tmp/mynewdir, so I'd
> like to troubleshoot that.
>
> Thanks
> -dant
>
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