kickstart installation

Aaron Toponce atoponce at
Wed Nov 26 16:48:15 UTC 2008

Etienne Goyer wrote:
> Other stuff not supported by Ubuntu's implementation of Kickstart:
> - PAM/NSS configuration for network directory service (authconf stuff)
> - LILO bootloader configuration (but who would want that?)
> - Upgrade (not relevant in Ubuntu case; we upgrade in-place using apt)
> - Partitioning:
>   o Partitioning limited to a single disk
>   o Checking a disk for bad sectors
>   o RAID/LVM, as you explained
> - Driver disk support
> - No "device" command to specify additional kernel module
> - Installing from NFS or local hard disk
> - Package exclusion in the %packages section
> ... And a few other less relevant tidbits.

Luckily, Preseed is an option. Too bad the documentation on it is
severely lacking.

 ,-O  Aaron Toponce
O   } Ubuntu Member

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