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Re: nfs installation over a cable-modem



Try adding the option
	nfsvers=2

to the mount command.  IIRC, RH7.3 defaults to NFS version 3, while your
server on deimos may be supporting only version 2.

Ajay

On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 02:14:46PM -0700, Cheryl L. Southard wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> My RedHat 7.3 distribution and kickstart config files are all sitting on
> my computer at work.  I'm trying to use kickstart to install a computer
> at home over a cable-modem.  This used to work in RHL 7.1, but stopped
> working at 7.2, and still doesn't work at 7.3.
> 
> Basically, the installation gets my config file via NFS, then attempts to mount
> the isos from my server.  It prints out "Welcome to Red Hat Linux" on the
> blue screen then hangs.
> 
> <ctrl><alt><f3> says this:
> 	mounting nfs path deimos:/usr/local/admin/kickstart/dist/7.3/isos
> 	mntloop loop0 on /tmp/loopimage as /mnt/source/valhalla-i386-disc1.iso fd is 16
> 
> <ctrl><alt><f4> says this:
> 	nfs warning: mount version older than kernel
> 	eth0: found link beat
> 	eth0: autonegotiation complete: 10baseT-HD selected
> 	nfs: server deimos not responding, still trying
> 
> I know that my servers's /etc/exports and /etc/hosts.allow file are correct
> because I can boot the very same machine and mount the configs and isos via
> NFS.
> 
> And when I take this machine into work, kickstart works just fine on it.
> Anybody know what's going on?  I'll include my config file below.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Cheryl
> 
> --------------------------- ks.cfg -------------------------------------
> # ks.cfg 
> 
> ### Language Specification
> lang en_US
> langsupport en_US
> 
> 
> ### Network Configuration
> 
> ### Source File Location
> nfs --server deimos --dir /usr/local/admin/kickstart/dist/7.3/isos
> 
> 
> ### Keyboard Configuration
> ### Will get set to 'us' by default 
> ### if nothing specified in /etc/sysconfig/keyboard
> keyboard us
> 
> ### Partitioning Information
> ### Whether to clear out the Master Boot Record (yes/no)
> ### Which partitions to format (--linux/--all)
> ###      --linux - only format existing linux partitions
> ###      --all   - format all existing partitions
> ### Which partitions to set up on new system as well 
> ### as size of those partitions
> #
> # rhino RH7.X
> #
> #	/dev/hda1	2 GB	swap
> #	/dev/hda2	2 GB	/
> #	/dev/hda5	2 GB	/export/home
> #	/dev/hda6	52 GB	/scr
> #
> #zerombr yes
> #clearpart --linux
> #clearpart --all
> #part /boot --size 16
> ####### EDIT HERE #############
> part / --size 1000 --onpart hda5
> part swap --size 127 --onpart hda6
> part /export/home --size 100 --noformat --onpart hda7
> ###############################
> install
> 
> ### Mouse Configuration
> mouse genericps/2 --emulthree  #oldgenghis
> #######################################
> 
> ### Time Zone Configuration
> ### Will get set to 'US/Eastern' if ZONE is missing
> ### from /etc/sysconfig/clock or if file is missing entirely
> timezone US/Pacific
> 
> ### X Configuration
> ### Will set up system for minimal resolution and color depth;
> ### may wish to run Xconfigurator manually after system installation
> xconfig --defaultdesktop=GNOME --startxonboot 
> 
> ### Root Password Designation
> ### '--iscrypted' does not work properly with release 6.1 as shipped;
> ### will need to get updates from http://support.redhat.com/errata
> ### in order for this to work correctly; can also just specify
> ### root password in plain text and change it after system installation;
> ### e.g. 'rootpw ThisIsThePassword' will get root's password to
> ### "ThisIsThePassword"
> rootpw --iscrypted /8alp2cSTLJbM
> 
> 
> ############### EDIT HERE #############
> ### Authorization Configuration
> auth --useshadow
> 
> 
> ### Bootloader Configuration
> bootloader --location=mbr --md5pass=$1$laBA//$lhDSaufJ3rBH5lV8PEOlv0
> 
> ### Reboot the computer after the installation is over
> reboot
> 
> ### Package Designation
> ### The package names, as well as the groups they are a part of can be
> ### found in the /RedHat/base/comps file; individual packages can be
> ### specified by entering their names one per line;
> ### groups (e.g. 'X Window System') can be specified
> ### by appending a "@" in front of the group name;
> ### e.g. '@ X Window System'
> %packages
> @ Printing Support
> @ GNOME
> @ KDE
> @ Software Development
> @ NFS File Server
> fortune-mod
> gnome-media
> rdist
> rmt
> dump
> autorun
> autofs
> bc
> mt-st
> timidity++
> sane-backends
> screen
> cdrecord
> mkisofs
> cdda2wav
> xcdroast
> sharutils
> gv
> vim-X11
> dos2unix
> unix2dos
> fvwm2
> fvwm2-icons
> metamail
> 
> ### Commands To Be Run Post-Installation
> %post
> 
> #
> # DONE
> #
> 
> 
> 
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