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RE: RE: Re: help:PXE and kickstart config file



 >On Wed, 30 Jul 2003, Tom Diehl wrote:
 >
 >> On Wed, 30 Jul 2003, elechen wrote:
 >> 
 >> > But when I restart the machines, then after loading the kernel, a window prompted on machines and let me to choose network device is eth0 or eth1.
 >> > Becuase I don't know the network device on these machines, I can not set ksdevice=eth0 or eth1 deforehand in default configuration file.
 >> > 
 >> > How can I let installation program probe all of network device automatically and then choose the network device depending on dhcp feedback info?
 >> 
 >> AAH!! Now I understand the question, unfortunately I do not have an answer.
 >> I do not know if it is possible. Maybe there is a way to have anaconda detect
 >> which nic is plugged into the network and use that nic for install. That
 >> would be a good feature but I do not know if it is possible. 
 >
 >It's possible, even disirable, but it requires patching Anaconda.
 >
 >I suggest you identify where the message pops up, and change the code to
 >just try to configure all the NICs it's found. Mostly, only one will
 >configure using DHCP _and_ be able to access server.
 >
 >

Thanks for your suggestion!
I remembered that Redhat 8.0 does not need to set ksdevice parameter in pxe file and by default it uses eth0.
While for redhat 9, 'ksdevice' must be set a value.
Does it back up for supporting ksdevice on Redhat 9?

Thanks!

elechen



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