Bug 109489 - "Save kickstart to floppy" during installation
Summary: "Save kickstart to floppy" during installation
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Version: 1
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Keywords: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2003-11-08 13:35 UTC by Victor Stanescu
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-10 21:22:01 UTC
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Description Victor Stanescu 2003-11-08 13:35:07 UTC
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Description of problem:
It would be a very useful feature to have a "Save kickstart to 
floppy" after choosing all the installation options, and before 
starting the actual install. Thus, if anything happens, you could 
just reinstall from the kickstart, eventually repairing the wrong 
options, instead of going through the wizard again.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot Fedora CD
2.Go through the installer

Actual Results:  Anaconda started the installation.

Expected Results:  Before formatting and installing packages it would 
be useful to save a kickstart with the chosen options to a floppy, so 
if anything goes wrong you don't have to choose again the same 
options, and redo the installation faster.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-11-10 21:22:01 UTC
The problem is that kickstart doesn't provide a sufficiently rich
language to describe partitioning in a lot of cases (especially when
you start removing partitions and the like) and there's no way to
ensure a consistent partitioning because you can't know what you've
started with.

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