Kickstart question ...

D. R. Holsbeck drh at niptron.com
Fri Jan 12 09:04:42 EST 2001


You will need to use the bootnet.img so that
kickstart can get its files from the network.
Unless your installing from cd. 

Richard Walsh wrote:
> 
> All,
> 
> Gone through the kickstart how-to thoroughly, but failing
> to get things to go--I am sure it is something trivial that
> I am overlooking.
> 
> The install disk delivers the typical message header and
> then the "boot:" prompt as expected to which I enter either
> "linux ks" (as the how-to suggests) or just "ks" (as the the
> syslinux.conf file suggests). I end up in the install
> interface, forced down a path for hard disk or cdrom
> based install which I obviously do not want.
> 
> Perhaps I need to use bootnet.img instead of boot.img
> as the how-to instructs.
> 
> 1. ks.cfg is on server.
> 2. server is running dhcp.
> 3. location of RedHat directories is nfs mountable.
> 
> Suggestions?
> 
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