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Re: Attempting customized network install, including ks.cfg



On Thu, 2002-06-06 at 10:26, rpjday wrote:
> On 6 Jun 2002, seth vidal wrote:
> 
> > Why not set the ks.cfg location via dhcp?
> > 
> >         next-server your.server.here;
> >         filename "/path/to/export/ks.cfg";
> > -sv
> 
> and it's still unclear to me whether these two directives are independent
> and whether you can have either one without the other.  the customization
> guide states:
> 
> "If you do not specify a path or filename, the client system will try to 
> mount /kickstart from the BOOTP/DHCP server ..."
> 
> but what if you *had* a "next-server" directive?  will the client
> system try to mount that same directory from the specified next-server
> or not?  can anyone clarify this?

afaik next-server is used to tell it what the system it should talk to
in place of the dhcp server

so the answer is this:

if you do not specify filename it will try to find the files in:
next-server:/kickstart

-sv

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