[PATCH 0/2] Add directory install support to Anaconda

Vratislav Podzimek vpodzime at redhat.com
Thu Feb 7 10:43:09 UTC 2013


On Wed, 2013-02-06 at 16:26 -0800, Brian C. Lane wrote:
> From: "Brian C. Lane" <bcl at redhat.com>
> 
> This is the result of an idea I had at fudcon. It turns off storage and
> installs to /mnt/sysimage/ or whatever you have previously mounted on it.
> 
> I am using this with a modified version of livemedia-creator to make live isos
> and various disk images. It speeds up the creation time for an iso by 'a bunch'
> because it removes the need for copying the whole filesystem from one place to
> another during the install sequence. It should also allow anaconda and
> livemedia-creator to be run inside a mock environment because it removes the
> need for device-mapper which has caused problems in the past inside a mock.
> 
> My plan for these patches is to apply them to both master+blivet and to
> f18-branch and to do a new build of f18 (18.37.12) so that people using
> livemedia-creator with f18 can take advantage of this without waiting for f19.
> 
> Brian C. Lane (2):
>   Add mountOnly to turnOnFilesystems
>   Add --dirinstall command
> 
>  anaconda                            | 31 ++++++++++------
>  pyanaconda/flags.py                 |  1 +
>  pyanaconda/install.py               | 10 +++---
>  pyanaconda/storage/__init__.py      | 70 +++++++++++++++++++++----------------
>  pyanaconda/ui/gui/spokes/storage.py |  4 +++
>  pyanaconda/ui/tui/spokes/storage.py |  4 +++
>  6 files changed, 75 insertions(+), 45 deletions(-)
Apart from the two comments for 2/2 these both look good to me and
surprisingly straightforward. Nice idea!

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Vratislav Podzimek

Anaconda Rider | Red Hat, Inc. | Brno - Czech Republic



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