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SUMMARY: RE: KickStart Issue



Title: SUMMARY: RE: KickStart Issue

Thanks very much to Chip Shabazian (BofA) who advised me to put debug statements like sleep and echo and run the commands manually and check the stages. The actual problem was that I copied the file from a windows machine and probably linux messed up with the file format. I did a dos2unix on the file and was able to get past the errors below.

Thanks
- Abhijit Das


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From:   Abhijit Das 
Sent:   Tuesday, March 20, 2007 12:23 AM
To:     'kickstart-list redhat com'
Cc:     Abhijit Das
Subject:        KickStart Issue

Dear Gurus

I need a help here. I have create a RHEL4ASU4 32bit source server and configured dhcp/nfs/kickstart on it. I am also using the initrd.img and vmlinuz from the first CD to pxe boot the destination machines. I use the pxelinux concept of kickstarting. Here is my default file

LABEL pxe
        MENU LABEL pxe
        kernel vmlinuz-pxe
        append ksdevice=eth0 console=tty0 load_ramdisk=1 initrd=initrd-pxe.img network ks=nfs:192.168.203.180:/kickstart/rhelas4u4/i386/kickstart.cfg

As you see, I am passing the kickstart parameters via additional boot loader parameters.
/kickstart/rhelas4u4/i386 contains the entire distribution of RHEL4ASU4

Now am using a kickstart configuration file (client's file) wherein he calls many post install and pre install scripts. I get the following error :-

IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory : '/tmp/xxxxxx'
This directory is mentioned in the %pre script to be created. But looks like it is unable to.

Before that I get bunch of File "/usr/lib/anaconda/kickstary.py" , line numbers messages but no errors on that.

Would appreciate your help and direction regards this

Thanks
- Abhijit Das


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