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Re: Installing external packages using autoyast
  • From: "Digvijoy Chatterjee" <digvijoy.c@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 10:57:25 +0530
  • Message-id: <2f7228250604182227r3b33ab28v8431cf96c565f15e@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
This is a query from one of my teammates ,who is not subscribed to
this list. any suggestions.
> I am planing for an network installation of Suse-10 using NFS and AutoYast. I >have kept the source in /install/suse on the NFS server and shared the directory >in /etc/exports (ro,sync,no_root_sqaush). I want people using this NFS Install >source to install custom packages like java-1.5.0-rc1 , compat-gcc32, gtk-devel >etc..
>I used this link :http://www.linux.com/howtos/Network-Install-HOWTO-5.shtm
> I put the external packages in /install/suse/custom/
> directory and wrote the following in the autoyast file in addition to what i
> generated using Yast2->Miscelleanous->autoInstallation
>
> <software>
> <addons>
> ...............
> ...............
> </addons>
> <extra_packages>
> <package_location>
> custom
> </package_location>
> <packages config:type="list">
> <package>java-1.5.0-rc1.i586.rpm</package>
> <package>compat-gcc-32-3.2.3-47.fc4</package>
> <package>AdobeReader_enu-7.0.5-1.i386.rpm</package>
> </packages>
> <extra_packages>
> <base>Default<base>
> <software>
> as it is being told in doc.
> This autoyast,xml is giving an error during installation time saying control >file format not valid. Is there any other way to setup external packages in yast >such that people can use them when they first install SUSE.

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