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Re: Adding update repos to ks.cfg



On Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 08:34:09PM -0700, Michael wrote:
> I have been using kickstart for a while to do my builds.  I follow up 
> with yum on the first boot to bring everything up to date.
> 
> Today, I started to ask myself why can't I point the installer to the 
> install DVD image and updates repo at the same time and install the 
> newest packages without having to do an update.  It seems to work, but I 
> am concerned this might be risky somehow.
> 
> I added something like:
> 
> repo --name localupdates --baseurl=http://my.webserver.com/updates
> 
> in my ks.cfg
> 
> Is this an ok or safe thing to do?  I just hate installing 300 packages 
> and then having to update 200 because of new package release.
> 
> I know I could update my  install tree to include the new packages,  but 
> if there is any easier way...

I wasn't aware of this parameter.  What distros have an anaconda that
supports this?

Ray


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