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Re: [opensuse] Re: autoyast ... can the xml file be used with just a simple dvd install?
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 03 Feb 2007 14:47:41 -0500
  • Message-id: <1170532061.27894.28.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2007-02-03 at 13:08 -0600, Peter Van Lone wrote:
> On 2/1/07, Peter Van Lone <petervl@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I've looked over the basics of autoyast ...and it seems as though for
> > a "one off" situation (a single, or only a few, repeated
> > installations) that it is over-kill.
> >
> > However, I see that at the end of an install, you can select to have
> > the autoyast xml file created.
> >
> > Can I just save that file, and then, when starting a new install,
> > somehow reference it so that the install proceeds from the DVD without
> > needing my intervention? I don't see this mentioned anywhere, but it
> > seems like it would be a "no brainer".
>
> so, does the lack of response to this indicate that it simply can't be
> done? All I want is functionality similar to an "unattend.txt" to
> automate a windows install. Or, like a Hed Hat "kickstart".
>
> peter

Third hit using Google:

http://www.novell.com/products/desktop/features/autoyast.html

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Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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