[et-mgmt-tools] Cobbler profile pxelinux text

Michael DeHaan mdehaan at redhat.com
Wed Jun 13 20:08:00 UTC 2007

Caetano, Greg wrote:
> Michael:
> I'm doing out of band hardware configuration with automatic chain to a
> RH installation for new bare metal or possible out of band firmware
> updates then reboot to local boot.
> The syslinux stanza for the out of band toolkit is:
> label toolkit
>   kernel vmlinuz
>   append noapic initrd=initrd.img root=/dev/ram0 rw ramdisk_size=102400
> ide=nodma ide=noraid pnpbios=off network=1
> sstk_mount= sstk_mount_type=nfs
> sstk_mount_options=ro,nolock sstk_script=/scripts/deploy.sh 
> Now I just manually update the pxelinux.cfg to get what I'm looking for.
> Greg

Excellent, thanks for the explanation and I understand.

So, basically this is a custom upgrade initrd? I can see what it would 
take to leave that option off --- it's not difficult.
Perhaps the syntax would be "--kickstart=off" ... This makes sense when 
supporting things like memtest too..


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