In trying to build a custom kickstart ISO for CentOS 8, I'm tripping on getting the installer to run. The ISO is bootable now, but the boot process hangs at where I think the installer should be starting.
In adding the customized kickstart file, I need to edit two files to reference that kickstart file at boot time.
- For BIOS installations, this page tells me to edit
ks=cdrom:/ks.cfgto the ends of the lines starting with
- For UEFI installations, this page suggested editing
inst.ks=cdrom:/ks.cfgto the ends of the lines starting with
Either or both of those modifcations caused the installer boot process to hang.
However, if I added a
/ks.cfg to the root of the ISO and executed
without modifying those files, I could get a default installer. So,
something about adding
[inst.]ks=cdrom:/ks.cfg to those two files is
causing the ISO installer to hang, and the plain existance of the kickstart
file is not a factor.