Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 109489
"Save kickstart to floppy" during installation
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:33 EST
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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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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.
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