[PATCH master/rhel7] Allow disc swapping with "inst.ks=cdrom[:...]" (#1122104)

Chris Lumens clumens at redhat.com
Fri Sep 26 14:04:08 UTC 2014

> So here's a couple patches that will let you swap CDs to load your kickstart
> off CD if you're also installing off a CD/DVD. I guess people do this
> sometimes?
> I've tested it out locally - yes, I had to dust off my CD-Rs because
> virt-manager doesn't seem to like you ejecting a virtual CD? Whatever.
> Anyway it totally works and stuff.
> And it *only* triggers if you're using literally "inst.ks=cdrom[:...]" as a
> boot argument, so it shouldn't affect any other boot paths.
> First patch adds some helper functions, the second patch uses them to do
> stuff.

Saying "Looks good" seems like a lie, so I'll just say: I don't see any
problems with this that would prevent it from fixing the bug.

- Chris

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