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Re: Ks.cfg and XFS

Subject: Re: Ks.cfg and XFS
From: Tony Vickers <tvickers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 14:52:58 -0800
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Thanks guys, I GOT IT! I over looked a small part. You know how it goes 
when you're set on getting something down and you forget to do the littlest 
thing. When I made my RedHat source dir from the CD-ROMs I forgot to copy 
the XFS cd. Thanks for all the help!

--Tony



At 04:06 PM 1/28/2002 -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>On Fri, 25 Jan 2002, Tony Vickers wrote:
>
> > I had to reinstall the build system. So I used SGI's XFS installer along
> > with RH 7.2's disc #1,#2. So Yes I do have the full XFS stuff. As far as
> > coping the XFS CD-ROM files last how can you make sure this happens?
>
>How to make sure?  Just copy the files off the XFS cd last.  I
>don't know what kind of setup you have for your kickstart source - is it a
>network source, or are you using local CDs, or...?
>
> > looked at the Rev number on the XFS files and they are newer. So if I were
>
>It's not the RPM files that matter so much as the install run-time files.
>You can have extra RPMs lying around, as long as you have the xfs
>installer bits, it will use the right RPMs.
>
> > to assume that the system is smart to use the latest file would I be right?
> > Is it also possible that I got by chance a ISO file when I downloaded it
> > from SGI?
>
>I'm not sure what you mean by this.
>
> > This is off topic, but, is there a doc on how to make the same type of BOOT
> > CD that SGI uses?
>
>Not really.  We had to dig around in the anaconda source to figure it out.
>There was a thread on the red hat kickstart-list a while ago that might
>help, if you check the archives.
>
>-Eric
>
>p.s. the reiser folks had an easier time of it since reiserfs support is
>already in the kernel...


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