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Re: Interactively prompting for a piece of install data



Thanks Victor.

So does this mean that Kickstart doesn't have a built in facility for doing this natively?

----- Original Message -----
From: Victor Sira
Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:48 am
Subject: Re: Interactively prompting for a piece of install data
To: Discussion list about Kickstart

> Yes, possible. Take a look at this article for an example:
>
> http://www.redhatmagazine.com/2007/07/31/solutions-from-the-road-
> how-to-get-the-%e2%80%9creal%e2%80%9d-hostname-registered-during-
> satellite-provisioning-or-how-to-avoid-the-dreaded-
> %e2%80%9cunknown%e2%80%9d-hostname/
>
> That asks for the hostname, but you could ask different
> questions. You can also parse /proc/cmdline for custom
> parameters passed at boot time.
>
> --Victor
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: "jasong optonline net"
> To: kickstart-list redhat com
> Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 8:21:20 AM
> Subject: Interactively prompting for a piece of install data
>
> Hi all,
>
> I'm new to kickstart and was wondering if it was possible to ask
> a single question, i.e. root password, during a kickstart
> install and automate anything else. If it is, how is this
> accomplished?
>
>
>
>
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>
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