Kickstart support info

Daniel Stone daniel at
Mon Apr 11 19:39:53 CDT 2005

On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 12:24:20PM -0700, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 07:07:31PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > The only question that ever gets asked is the X resolutions question,
> > and even that's only on certain hardware. Last I checked that was hard
> > to preseed; I haven't rechecked with Hoary final yet.
> Not to worry. I use the nvidia driver and ship my on XF86Config file anyway.
> So as long as I can tell the package not to ask anything, I'll be all set.
> Actually, is there a generic way to preseed a question disable: can I tell
> xorg: don't generate config file?
> I suppose you can't do that in the %packages section of kickstart, but you
> can do it in a separate d-i preseed that I'd load too?

I spoke to Colin about fixing this, but didn't get to doing it.  If you
write 'XORG_CONFIG=custom' to /target/etc/default/xorg (which gets .'ed
from xserver-xorg.{config,postinst}), xorg configuration will be a
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