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SuSE Installer

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SuSE Installer notes

  • To install from a network device, use options like:

For AutoYaST:

  • log into the desktop as root and invoke YaST:
    # /sbin/yast autoyast
    Note that the .xml file generated is immense compared to the RedHat Kickstart control file; I don't see any practicality to trying to generate the control file by hand.
    (SLES 9):You have to step through all the fields as there are practically no defaults provided for you. The order of the fields is a little strange too.
  • Invoke it from the installer:
    ...or you can use httpd or whatever. Combine with the install= parameter for a hands-off network-based install.
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