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Redirecting kickstart %pre/%post over serial console

31-Jan-11

To push output over console exec /dev/ttyS1 at the top of your %pre and/or %post sections of your kickstart config.

Working around missing –label option for RAID partitions in Kickstart

19-Jan-11

TL;DR – During kickstart, you can initiate “normal” partitions with a simple --label flag, why not a RAID partition? There are hardware setups that cause the on-disk OS to “see” your drives differently than kickstart did (a situation UUIDs normally solves, but referencing the UUID can be non-ideal in certain cases). This work-around fixes some of those cases.