Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 241666
zerombr is deprecated but not in documentation
Last modified: 2008-07-23 02:05:34 EDT
Installation_Guide-en-US/s1-kickstart2-options.html#id3220240 is told that the
option "zerombr" has to have the option "yes" to really clean it. But anaconda
mark it as deprecated.
This is correct in the anaconda kickstart-docs.txt file, so the installation
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zerombr is currently marked as "optional" rather than "deprecated":
please advise if this is correct, and close if so.
I wrote that anaconda says that the option is deprecated. Not the documentation.
zerombr the command is not deprecated. However, using "zerombr yes" is
deprecated as of FC3 and was removed for F9. So what this means is that now you
should just be using "zerombr", with no options. What this means for RHEL is
that any options are officially deprecated for RHEL5 GA and will cause an error
in RHEL6. The zerombr command itself will continue to exist.
What a crap that answering is only possible over a web interface...
However. This all is clear to me. But it seem not be clear for anaconda and/or
What I wanted to say is that the documentation and the behavior of anaconda is
Ps. By the way, we have not EST timezone but CE(S)T.
thanks Klaus, Chris, for your help on this. adding the following note to the
zerombr entry in all RHEL5 versions of the Installation Guide:
Note that in previous versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, this command was
specified as zerombr yes. This form is now deprecated; you should now simply
specify zerombr in your kickstart file instead.
please advise if any revisions are required. the live site will update with this
content within the next 24 hours or so.