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Re: install fails from NFS distribution w/ISO files (anaconda problem?)



In article <jmq979$3vn$1 dough gmane org>,
Steve Rikli <kickstart-list redhat com> wrote:
>I'm trying to Kickstart Fedora14 & 15, using NFS for the distribution
>with ISO file(s) in the NFS directory -- same method used successfully
>for prior Fedora, Centos5,6 etc.  E.g. from a ks.cfg file:
>
>   nfs --server kick.foo.com --dir /dist/fedora/x86_64/14/
>
>and the /dist/fedora/x86_64/14/ directory contains the Fedora14 DVD ISO
>(plus the images/ subdir also, fwiw).
>
>Same NFS server, client hardware, Kickstart server, network, etc. used
>successfully with earlier Fedora, and Centos5 & 6, etc.
>
>But with Fedora14 & 15, I get an error popup on console:

... and after attempting Fedora 16 today for the first time, I get
the same error as before (noted below).

Are ISO installs over NFS simply broken since Fedora 13?  I have a
hard time believing I'm the only person trying it, and someone else
has it working.

sr.


>        The following error occurred while setting
>        up the installation repository:
>        
>        (16, 'umount.nfs: /mnt/source: device is
>        busy\numount.nfs: /mnt/source: device is
>        busy')
>        
>        Please provide the correct information for
>        installing Fedora.
>
>Google finds this redhat report which sounds very similar:
>
>        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678414
>
>which claims it's fixed (ERRATA) for Fedora15, but I don't see an
>actual solution for Fedora14.
>
>I don't know yet if this problem exists in F16; I'd expect not.
>
>As a workaround I could unpack the ISO into an NFS directory, but I'm
>trying to standardize on ISO installs (and not consume 2x the diskspace
>for having both packed & unpacked ISO around), so if there's a good fix
>for the (presumably) anaconda issue in F14/15, or some other workaround
>that allows me to continue with my NFS+ISO methodology, I'd very much
>appreciate hearing of it.
>
>Thanks,
>sr.


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