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Re: RH9 pxeboot doesn't read ks= boot parameter



It would be extremely helpful if when it prompts you for installation 
method that you do a ALT+F2 and/or ALT+F3 and see what the error was. That 
should give you some pointers.  After you've done that, tell us what 
you've found.

James S. Martin, RHCE
Contractor
Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Washington, DC
(202) 502-2394




Noah Campbell imclone com
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07/18/2003 11:11 AM
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Hi all.
 
I'm trying to install RH9 with PXE using kickstart.  After reading through 
the list, I haven't found any post that describes my particular problem. 
 
My problem is that pxeboot kicks off starts up and hits 
/sbin/loader...initializes the eth0 and then prompts for Installation 
Method.  My pxe.cfg is below so it should be just starting right up in 
kickstart, but it doesn't.  I've tried the ks=http: option but that 
doesn't work.
 
Some background
 
I have PXE working boot off off pxeboot/vmlinuz kernel and loading the 
pxeboot/initrd.img
 
my pxeclient.cfg/default file contains only one label... (rh9* files are 
the pxeboot files)
 
label linux
        kernel rh9vmlinuz
        append ks=nfs:10.10.10.10:/vol/exports/static/ks/ks-default.cfg 
ksdevice=eth0 initrd=rh9initrd.img lang=en_US console=ttyS0,115200
 
My nfs server contains the following exports file ( running on a sun box. 
it has to be there sorry :( )
 
#vol                     perm   anan user
...
/vol/exports/static    rw   1000
...
 
I'll provide my DHCP conf later because I figure that's related to getting 
pxeboot to work (which it is) so if you want to see it ask.
 
After that I'm at a loss.  Any help will be appreciated.
 
Thanks
Noah
 
 
 
 
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