Bug 509120

Summary: Update kickstart "user --groups" description
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: Alexander Todorov <atodorov>
Component: Installation_GuideAssignee: Ruediger Landmann <rlandman+disabled>
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE QA Contact: Content Services Development <ecs-dev-list>
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Version: 5.4CC: pcfe, rdassen, rvykydal
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Description Alexander Todorov 2009-07-01 09:11:04 EDT
Description of problem:

The installation guide says:
http://www.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5/html/Installation_Guide/s1-kickstart2-options.html#d0e23507

--groups= — In addition to the default group, a comma separated list of group names the user should belong to. 

Add:
The groups must exist before the user account is created.

For more info see bug #454418 and
https://www.redhat.com/archives/anaconda-devel-list/2009-May/msg00159.html
Comment 3 Ruediger Landmann 2009-07-16 23:00:25 EDT
Thanks for this; I've added the extra sentence. This change will become visible the next time that we republish the guide.