What is Kickstart?
The Kickstart Server
Making better use of KickStart
The above layout is taken from what you would see on a RedHat Linux 6.2 CD. Starting with Redhat Linux 7.1 there is no longer an instimage directory. The instimage directory is now located in a file which is kept in the base directory.RPMS/ Location of the RPMS that get installed during KickStart.
base/ Location of RPMS database and comps file.
i386 File used to identify this directory is for the i386 architecture.
instimage/ Location of the files that get mounted as the root file system during KickStart.