[Beowulf] kickstart install using NFS
orion at cora.nwra.com
Mon Jan 17 15:53:39 PST 2005
Pat Delaney wrote:
> Did you ever get an answer to your post?? I'm trying to do the same thing?
> I'm preparing to install a large number of new nodes using redhat and have
> planned on using the kickstart option. I have gotten a kickstart file setup
> just the way I want it with one exception and I can not get it to work. I
> ultimately want to boot from a floppy and in the kickstart file tell it to
> get the rpm's from a nfs mount.
> So far I have:
> 1.) Booted from a cd and issued the command:
> linux ks=floppy
> This is how I built and debugged my ks file. This gives me what I want,
> except I get to swap CD's during the install. No nfs option at this point.
I vaguely remember trying this before. I think I ultimately found the
floppy/nfs combo incompatible.
Instead, get the ks file from the server too:
System Administrator 303-415-9701 x222
Colorado Research Associates/NWRA FAX: 303-415-9702
3380 Mitchell Lane, Boulder CO 80301 http://www.co-ra.com
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