The Red Hat Kickstart installation method

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Anaconda kickstart Variables

I am have an issue where I am trying to store a user's input in the variable called $mail, in the %pre environment of anaconda, and then pass it into the %post script, where it will append to the file ...
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Kickstart file not being received - rocks cluster

We are setting up a rocks cluster. We have one compute node directly connected via a cat5 ethernet cable. Rocks is installed on our main node, and we are trying to install a compute node. The node is ...
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Is it possible to run a dialog/whiptail script in one TTY from another?

The origin of this question, for me, is being able to run a whiptail command in a %pre script from a kickstart file when installing a custom distribution based on Centos. However, the behaviour ...
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Set hostname of CentOS guest with kickstart - DHCP clients

I've googled for too long now. I want to set the hostname of CentOS 6.5 XCP guests automatically from script so I can build out a large platform of DHCP guests. The bash script autogenerates the ...
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Automatic OS installation Image?Kickstart?

I have a few HP boxes in the data warehouse that I got the iLO (lights out) level access. What I have done: (1) I just installed CentOS which kernel 2.6.32-431.el6.x86_64 using virtual media, it is ...
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How to add extra packages to Ubuntu install CD using kickstart

I used kickstart to automate Ubuntu12.04 alternate iso installation. I am able to automate the installation. Now I want to install some extra packages such as teamviewer during OS installation. But ...
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Unattended Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop installation Using Kickstart

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop Using Kickstart from the tutorial here. Here is ks.cfg file #Generated by Kickstart Configurator #platform=x86 #System language lang en_US #Language ...
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Search text in kickstart snippets via Red Hat Satellite

Is it possible to search for particular text over all kickstart snippets? Version of Red Hat Satellite - 5.4
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How can I use kickstart or something else at the command line to view ARD settings?

I know I can use kickstart to configure Apple Remote Desktop from the command line, but, I can't find anything on the Internet or in kickstart's help message indicating how I can view the current ...
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Ububtu server 12.04 auto installation freezes at kickseeding running if ks.cfg has post scripts

I'm trying to make a custom Ubuntu Server iso file. Kickstart file (ks.cfg) runs smooth when there is no %post in the file and Ubuntu installs correctly with ks configuration. Installation finishes ...
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RedHat Kickstart

I'm looking into creating a kickstart script to get a default build of a system. However this system requires some in-house software which are currently on DVDs. As this is my first kickstart ...
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How to kickstart Red Hat from DVD

I learnt that there is a way where we can automate the installation of Red Hat using a kickstart script. However, everywhere they talk about doing that from bootable floppy image. I have a single DVD ...
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How to boot RedHat Linux in normal mode in VMWare?

I had an iso image of redhat, into which I placed the kickstart file in the root directory and recreated the iso image. When I tried booting linux from that image (in VMWare) , it started searching ...
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Amiga 1200 Kickstart ROM upgrade, white screen

My towerised Amiga 1200 came out of storage recently and I've been messing around with it a bit. I decided to give it an OS upgrade so I purchased Kickstart 3.1 ROMs and Workbench 3.1 disks. I ...
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How to disable Device mapper package from kickstart?

Can anyone tell me how to disable/exclude Device mapper package from kickstart file.