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Re: Attempting customized network install, including ks.cfg



On 6 Jun 2002, seth vidal wrote:

> On Thu, 2002-06-06 at 10:26, rpjday wrote:

> > 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

which, as i suspected, means the doc is misleading.  thanks.  next week,
when i have a classroom full of machines to be kickstarted, i'll get a
chance to play and test all this.

rday





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