[Beowulf] How to do a single network install

Perry E. Metzger perry at piermont.com
Fri Jun 20 21:51:30 EDT 2008


Matt Lawrence <matt at technoronin.com> writes:
> I needed a quick way to signal back to the kickstart server that my
> install was done and to boot from the hard drive next time.  Or,
> PXEboot and then fall through to booting off the hard drive.  So, I
> wrote a quick and simple script.  In the %post clause, I have:
>
> echo "done" | telnet 192.168.200.8 46758
>
> Here's the script:

Just an FYI, this is the sort of thing that netcat was built for. If
you don't know about it, you might want to check it out.

Perry
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