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RE: tftp problem



Yes, I had the same issue with an Intel GbE NIC and had to update my
initrd.img to support it.

-----Original Message-----
From: kickstart-list-admin redhat com
[mailto:kickstart-list-admin redhat com] On Behalf Of John Campbell
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2003 10:02 AM
To: Xavier Fustero
Cc: kickstart-list redhat com
Subject: Re: tftp problem


I had the same problem, see:

https://listman.redhat.com/archives/kickstart-list/2003-February/msg00104.ht
ml

I didn't mention it in the message, but this problem was also with a
broadcom (BCM5701), using the tg3 driver. Unfortunately, I never have
resolved this.

Sorry I can't be of help, but I just thought I'd write to bring attention to
this issue. It seems to be a bug.

--john

On Thu, 2003-10-23 at 12:35, Xavier Fustero wrote:
> Thanks Daniel but the device boots from eth1 (that's for sure).
>
> -Xavi
>
> Daniel Kidger wrote:
>
> >Xavi,
> >
> >try adding
> >  ksdevice=eth0
> >or equivalent to the kernel options list.
> >
> >and..
> >
> >
> >>..... in.tftpd[9095]: tftp: client does not accept options
> >>
> >>
> >this is normal.
> >
> >
> >Yours,
> >Daniel.
> >
> >--------------------------------------------------------------
> >Dr. Dan Kidger, Quadrics Ltd.      daniel kidger quadrics com
> >One Bridewell St., Bristol, BS1 2AA, UK         0117 915 5505
> >----------------------- www.quadrics.com --------------------
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Xavier Fustero [mailto:xavi ebi ac uk]
> >>Sent: 23 October 2003 17:08
> >>To: kickstart-list redhat com
> >>Subject: tftp problem
> >>
> >>
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>I am trying to use kickstart on IBM e-servers (blades hs20,
> >>type 8678)
> >> with GigaEthernet broadcom bcm5700. I readed all documentation to
> >>install this with PXE-kickstart. Actually I started to play
> >>on that but
> >>I don't success. I got it working from a floppy but when I try to run
> >>automatically on network it fails.
> >>
> >>** dhcp:
> >>I have a dhcp server running on an alpha server. It works and provide
> >>the ip to any of our machines.
> >>dhcp.conf for the blades:
> >>-----------------
> >>group {
> >>   use-host-decl-names on;
> >>   %%CLASS_ENTRY_BEGIN web-blades
> >>   host %HOSTNAME% {
> >>   hardware ethernet %HW-ADDRESS%;
> >>   fixed-address %HOSTNAME%;
> >>   next-server my_SERVER;
> >>   filename "pxelinux.0";
> >>
> >>Actually, if I change the sort of the last two lines it
> >>doesn't boot(?).
> >>
> >>** PXE
> >>/tftpboot:
> >>default.netboot-7.3  initrd.img    pxelinux.0  pxelinux.cfg
> >>vmlinuz  X86PC
> >>
> >>/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg:
> >>CB1EG... (hexadec. link to default.netboot-7.3)   default
> >>default.netboot-7.3
> >>
> >>default.netboot-7.3 contains:
> >>label ks
> >>  kernel vmlinuz
> >>  append ksdevice=eth1
> >>ks=nfs:my_nfs_server:/whatever/ip_number-kickstart initrd=initrd.img
> >>lang= devfs=nomount ramdisk_size=8192
> >>
> >>** tftp:
> >>tftp-server-0.29-3
> >>server_args             = -s /tftpboot
> >>or
> >>server_args             = -c -s /tftpboot
> >>
> >>** ks.cfg
> >>...
> >>url --url http://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/7.3/en/iso/i386
> >>...
> >>
> >>When I boot the blade, it gets the ip from my dhcp, the PXE message
> >>appears on the screen and it starts to boot the vmlinuz and
> >>the initr.
> >>However, the ks doesn't seems to be read because it starts the
> >>installation asking: Choose a language,...... so I have to
> >>make all the
> >>installation process manually.  I look on my
> >>/var/log/messages from the
> >>master machine (pxe, tftp and nfs server) and I got the
> >>following message:
> >>
> >>..... in.tftpd[9095]: tftp: client does not accept options
> >>
> >>Can someone help me on this issue?
> >>Thanks a lot,
> >>Xavi
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>--
> >>Xavier Fustero Benavent
> >>
> >>  Work:+44(0)1223 494664
> >>  Fax: +44(0)1223 494468
> >>
> >>
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