Bug 50814 - mkkickstart doesn't write --enablemd5 in config file
Summary: mkkickstart doesn't write --enablemd5 in config file
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 53073
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mkkickstart (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Matt Wilson
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-08-03 15:35 UTC by Leonard den Ottolander
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-03 15:36:03 UTC
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Description Leonard den Ottolander 2001-08-03 15:35:59 UTC
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Description of problem:
mkkickstart doesn't write --enablemd5 in config file. Although bugreport 18235 says this is solved for RedHat 7.0 in rawhide, mkkickstart from 
RH 7.1 does *not* write --enablemd5 on a system with md5 encrypted passwords. Strange.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mkkickstart > /etc/ks.cfg on a md5 passwords enabled system

Actual Results:  --enablemd5 flag is not written in the kickstart config file

Expected Results:  --enablemd5 flag written in the kickstart config file on systems with md5 encrypted passwords.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2001-09-10 16:26:17 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 53073 ***

Comment 2 Leonard den Ottolander 2001-09-23 00:29:09 UTC
So the use of mkkickstart is discouraged. But ksconfig only works under X. Is 
there a command line tool to create ks.cfg files?

Comment 3 Matt Wilson 2001-09-24 19:07:37 UTC
the next version of red hat linux will create a kickstart config file after
every install.  Use that as the framework with a text editor to customize

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