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Re: Stateless Linux experience...


On Tue, 2004-11-16 at 10:08 -0500, Jason Powers wrote:

> > 5) In the /etc/dhcpd.conf file, it refers to "linux-install/pxelinux.0" as
> > the PXE bootable image, but when the PXE client connects this file is not
> > found.  I copied /usr/lib/syslinux/pxelinux.0 (from syslinux RPM) to
> > /tftpboot/linux-install.
> > 
> I changed this. Whatever is referred to as the pxelinux location is 
> actually tacked onto /tftpboot/. I'm concerned that parts of the program 
> may attempt to run and be looking inside /tftpboot/ for the images, or 
> be looking for non-pxe files realitve to that path. Anyway I changed it 
> to /pxelinux.0 and dropped the files in /tftpboot to make my life easier.

	So, you'd no /tftpboot/linux-install directory?

	Bah, I see where this stuff comes from now. system-config-netboot
copies it over in a %post scriptlet. That's broken.

> > 7) When I run "python statelessGenPXEConfig.py" after adding the MAC
> > addresses, I get "Unable to get NFS location of DemoSystem snapshot
> > DemoSystem-1".  I'm not exactly sure where it's supposed to have picked up
> > the NFS path definition from.  It appears to me from browsing some of the
> > code that somewhere along the line I was supposed to have executed
> > "stateless-servers", but I didn't see anything about that in the
> > documentation.
> > 
> In the config.py you can control all the paths the python scripts look 
> to. This need to be changed, I think, to run off the 
> etc/sysconfig/stateless file, because users aren't going to manipulate 
> python scripts (no matter how simple it may be).

	You shouldn't need to change anything in config.py.


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