Kickstarting from a USB key

If you have multiple Red Hat servers to build, each with a customized kickstart, use the first Red Hat cdrom, and pass it the following command-line parameters:

linux ks=hd:sda1:/ks.cfg ksdevice=link

This tells the anaconda installer to use the first ethernet card with an active link, and to look at the USB key (sda1) to find the ks.cfg file used to build the server. Note that the kickstart file does not have to be named ks.cfg-it can be named any arbitrary name and still work.