[et-mgmt-tools] Cobbler profile pxelinux text
mdehaan at redhat.com
Fri Jun 15 17:29:47 UTC 2007
Aaron Lippold wrote:
The Linux kernel has a 255 character limit on kernel options. I'm
coming up a bit short on the google links to articles on this, though
it's a fairly well
> 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
>> > 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
>> > 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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