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Linux

Kickstart : Automated Installations of RHEL, CentOS and Oracle Linux

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How to use kickstart file

Boot Option when you are installing

when you are installing, you can wirte ks option.

  1. Boot from DVD
  2. Input boot option
    boot : linux ks=http://192.168.0.5/ks/centos5.cfg    <- dhcp
    boot : linux ks=http://192.168.0.5/ks/centos5.cfg ip=192.168.0.5.10 gateway=192.168.0.1 netmask=255.255.255.0 ksdevice=eth0
    boot : linux ks=cdrom:/ks.cfg
    
    boot : linux rescue  <- rescue mode




How to create kickstart file

Created kickstart file from installing

When you installed OS, A kickstart file is created automatically.

# ls /root/anaconda-ks.cfg

How to create kickstart file with GUI

# yum install system-config-kickstart
# system-config-kickstart

kickstart file is saved /var/lib/cobbler/kickstarts/ directory.




Configuration of kickstart file

Partition

# /boot 102MB, / MAX, Swap 4G
part /boot --fstype=ext3  --size 102
part /     --fstype=ext3  --size 4096 --grow
part swap  --size 4096

Etc

rootpw password


TIPS

Creating kickstart cdrom iso image

# vi kickstart.ks

# mkdir /mnt/cdrom

# mount -t iso9660 -o loop CentOS-6.5-x86_64-minimal.iso /mnt/cdrom
or
# mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom

# cd /mnt/cdrom
# mkdir /tmp/ks
# cp -r isolinux/ /tmp/ks/
# cd /tmp/ks
# cp kickstart.ks isolinux/ks.cfg
# chmod u+w isolinux/*
# mkisofs -o ks.iso -b isolinux.bin -c boot.cat -no-emul-boot -boot-load-size 4 -boot-info-table -R -J -v -T isolinux/


Kickstart Sample




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