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Install A RPM Package During Kickstart Installation (Doc ID 2167597.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.3 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


The purpose of this documentation is Install a specific package that can't be installed while using Kickstart during the %Packages stage, instead it can be installed on the %Post Installation Stage.

A) Trying to install a package during Kickstart installation (which package is in the media ) , fails with a message like the below:

You have specified the package 'XXXX' should be installed. This package does not exist. Would you like to continue or abort your installation?

B) If a package is needed but not present in the installation media,it could be provide from another source ( like a FTP or HTTPD  server), the package can be added in the %Post Installation Stage to get installed with the Kickstart file.


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