Bug 63127 - %include files on a floppy?
%include files on a floppy?
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-04-10 06:59 EDT by Pekka Savola
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-10 06:59:53 EDT
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Description Pekka Savola 2002-04-10 06:59:48 EDT
%include cannot be in kickstart scenarios where ks.cfg is just copied on a
floppy (or probably CDROM somewhere); it seems like including is only possible
from "root" images.

This is usable in scenarios where you do like 'linux ks=floppy".
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-04-10 11:38:31 EDT
Sure you can, it just requires a little more work.  Something like the following
should let you use '%include /tmp/floppy/foo'.  Rather than add more to already
frightening code, I'd rather keep it understandable and have people take
advantage of it better.  It will just take a little bit of time to discover the
complete range of what it lets you do.

%pre
mkdir /tmp/floppy
mknod /tmp/fd0
mount /tmp/fd0 /tmp/floppy



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