fc10 telnet install broken
janina at rednote.net
Thu Dec 18 17:44:31 UTC 2008
Yes, it's broken. See bugzilla.redhat.com and but 471082.
Terry Klarich writes:
> Hello all:
> It appears that the telnet install of fc10 is broken. When the text telnet parameters are given on the kernel commandline, the
> machine boots as expected. However, Anaconda asks if you really want to use text install. It trys to convence one to use the vnc
> instead. This information was obtained with sighted assistence.
> >From my prospective, the machine boots normally, it asks dhcp for it's IP address and such. The host then comes up on the network.
> It is pingable. However, nmap shows no ports open. I thought I could just hit enter because I new the machine was waiting for me
> to conferm I really wanted a plain text install. Evidently, it goes into the install procedure on the console instead of a telnet
> session. The fc10 documentation says that telnet is still supported.
> Anyone got any comments?
> I tried unsuccessfully to upgrade this server with preupgrade. Now, I have a server, with no serial ports (serial console), and
> no way to recover with telnet.
> does anyone know of any pci serial cards that will do com1..4 3f8, 2f8, irq's 3/4?
> Thanks for any information you might have.
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