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Re: bootdisk ks under RH7 problem



On 14 Feb 2001 09:29:08 -0500, jason bruce wrote:
> I am having trouble getting kickstart to work with a boot disk under Redhat
> 7.0.
> 
> 1. used mkbootdisk to create a boot disk
> 2. used cp to copy ks.cfg to the root directory of /dev/fd0
> (note at this point that the floppy was not vfat as the Redhat 7 manual says
> it should be.  I could not read it under win95)
> 3. verifed rights and ownership of ks.cfg (root:root 644)
> 4. rebooted machine
> 5. typed "linux ks=floppy" at the boot prompt.
> 
> The machine already has Redhat installed, but lilocheck was not in the
> ks.cfg, so this should not matter.  Anyway, the machine boots as though
> there was no ks.cfg on /dev/fd0.
> 
> Any ideas?
>

bootdisk != installer disk

you'll need the bootnet.img from the redhat 7 tree.
get that - put it on the floppy - cp the ks.cfg to it.

wa-la.

you're ready to go.

-sv






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