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newbie woes, nfs, kickstart, LOOP_SET_FD



Hi,

I am trying to use kickstart to nfs install redhat 7.3 on an AMD machine.

I have set up the system to dhcp boot.  I get the correct ip address
assigned to the client from the server and I think it mounts the correct
directory on the server where the redhat distribution is (determined by
alt-F3 and alt-F4). Then when it continues on it fails with the error
LOOP_SET_FD.

Specifically, the order of events are:

...
sending dhcp request through device eth0
nodns is 0
ks server:  192.168.1.1:/util/redhat  file: ks.cfg
...

kickstarting through device eth0
nodns is 0
mouting nfs path 192.168.1.1:/util/redhat/RedHat
loopfd is 14
LOOP_SET_FD failed: Bad file descriptor

and on the "blue screen" the "Choose a Language" screen comes up.


I have scanned the archives and the web and I can't seem to get a handle
on the error.  The kickstart configuration file was generated using the
graphical program and is here:

#Generated by Kickstart Configurator
lang en_US
langsupport en_US
keyboard us
mouse none
timezone --utc America/Los_Angeles
rootpw --iscrypted $1$Xr$ZQf ..... removed ....
reboot
text
bootloader --useLilo --linear --location=partition
install
nfs --server 192.168.1.1 --dir /util/redhat/RedHat
clearpart --all --initlabel
part  swap --size 1024 --onprimary 1 --ondisk /dev/hda
part / --fstype ext3 --size 2048 --onprimary 2 --ondisk /dev/hda
part /ldata --fstype ext3 --size 1024 --onprimary 3 --ondisk /dev/hda
network --bootproto dhcp
auth  --useshadow  --enablemd5
firewall --disabled
#Do not configure the X Window System
skipx
%packages
@Classic X Window System
@X Window System
@KDE
@Network Support
@NFS File Server
@NFS File Server
@Router / Firewall
@Network Managed Workstation
@Emacs
@Utilities
@Software Development
@Kernel Development
%pre
# Start Pre-Installation Script Here
echo "Start Pre-Installation Script Now
%post
# Start Post-Installation Script
echo "Start Post-Installation Script"






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