Sunday, October 7, 2012

Fedora 17 /tmp/ks.cfg moved to /run/install/ks.cfg

My kickstart files have always contained this for kickstart configs pulled over the network:

%post --nochroot
cp /tmp/ks.cfg /mnt/sysimage/root/.

That broke in Fedora 17 because ks.cfg moved to /run/install/ks.cfg.  So update your kickstart files...

Sunday, July 15, 2012

2001 GTI MK4 glove box hinge repair

The MK4 Golfs have a notoriously bad glove box design that leads to several common failure modes, including broken hinges.  My glove box hinge broke several years ago.  I was able to just superglue it back together and adjust the door shock to make it less stiff.

Yesterday I broke the same hinge again, and this time superglue and epoxy were not working.  So my father-in-law applied this fix: