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This document does not attempt to exhaustivly teach you how the RedHat kickstart
process works, but tells you the basics of what we did, and gives a glossy
overview of how the medusa kickstart process is implemented.  You'll find a
kickstart config file in CVS for each of the masternodes as well as the slave
nodes.

Pre-install -- this section sets some basic options (root passwd, default
language, etc), as well as laying down file systems on HDDs.

RPM-transactions -- this section tells what groups to install (note, we created
our own meta-group in comps.xml, also in CVS, called medusa-common).

Post-install -- this section does various config stuff at the end of
installation; installs custom RPMs, installs medusa specific config files, 
turns various services on and off.

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