[PATCH] add capability to install grub2 but not update the MBR

Vratislav Podzimek vpodzime at redhat.com
Mon Sep 15 12:59:14 UTC 2014

On Mon, 2014-09-15 at 08:54 -0400, Gene Czarcinski wrote:
> On 09/15/2014 02:30 AM, Vratislav Podzimek wrote:
> > Where is the kickstart support? Or do you by "Kickstart install" mean
> > installation where both 'ks=...' and 'inst.nombr' are provided as boot
> > options? I think we still need something like 'bootloader --nombr' if
> > this is the right way to go to fix that bug.
> >
> >
> I decided to keep things as simple as possible and just have to boot 
> parameter "nombr" which will apply to any install including kickstart.  
> I did consider adding code so that like --extlinux, you could specify 
> --nombr on kickstart's bootloader command.  But, more code is a chance 
> for additional errors.
> But, if there is a strong desire to have --nombr as another option on 
> kickstart's bootloader command, I can add it.
A general policy in the Anaconda installer is that every feature should
be implemented in kickstart first. That's the most comprehensive and
feature-complete "installation mode". So please add that code as well.


Vratislav Podzimek

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

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