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FC2 NFS Kickstart

NFS kickstarts with FC2 doesn't seem to be working.  I do the following:

(1) make my boot CD with boot.iso
(2) boot the machine and type

    linux ks=nfs:

    at the prompt.  I've appended the maria kickstart file below.

(3) Alt-F3 shows me that the NFS mount of the cdrom directory fails.  In
    fact, it's worse.  My NFS server logs shows that the installee never
    attempted to mount the installation directory.  I append a few lines
    from Alt-F3 here.

    doing kickstart.... setting it up
    url is
    file location: nfs://
    failed to mount nfs source
    trying to mount CD device hdc

The paradox is that I can do an NFS image install interatively through
boot.iso.  So, obviously, the boot.iso kernel configures the network card
and successfuly NFS mounts the installation directory (which I have
verified) on my server.  I just can't drive the process through with a
remote kickstart script.

Any ideas?


Here's the maria kickstart:

#Generated by Kickstart Configurator
#platform=x86, AMD64, or Intel EM64T

#System  language
lang en_US
#Language modules to install
langsupport en_US
#System keyboard
keyboard us
#System mouse
mouse none
#Sytem timezone
timezone --utc America/Chicago
#Root password
rootpw changeit
#Use text mode install
#Install OS instead of upgrade
#Use NFS installation Media
nfs --server= --dir=/disks/3/Fedora/2/cdrom
#System bootloader configuration
bootloader --location=mbr 
#Clear the Master Boot Record
zerombr yes
#Partition clearing information
clearpart --all --initlabel 
#Disk partitioning information
part /boot --fstype ext3 --size 128 
part swap --size 1900 
part / --fstype ext3 --size 2048 --grow --maxsize 1 
#System authorization infomation
auth  --useshadow  --enablemd5 
#Firewall configuration
firewall --disabled 
#Do not configure XWindows
#Package install information
%packages --resolvedeps
@ Text-based Internet
@ Printing Support

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