[et-mgmt-tools] Cobbler profile pxelinux text
lippold at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 17:03:58 UTC 2007
I like to understand the topic being discussed below. Can someone
point me to some docs.
On 6/13/07, Michael DeHaan <mdehaan at redhat.com> wrote:
> 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=10.100.100.1:/SSSTK 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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