Bug 103629 - Anaconda + ks.cfg failure to install from ftp or http server
Anaconda + ks.cfg failure to install from ftp or http server
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-09-03 07:11 EDT by Dylan Swift
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-09-03 12:55:55 EDT
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anaconda dump file (52.83 KB, text/plain)
2003-09-03 07:12 EDT, Dylan Swift
no flags Details
Kickstart config file (1.45 KB, text/plain)
2003-09-03 07:13 EDT, Dylan Swift
no flags Details
FTP download log (1.34 KB, text/plain)
2003-09-03 07:15 EDT, Dylan Swift
no flags Details

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Description Dylan Swift 2003-09-03 07:11:02 EDT
Description of problem:
Trying to install Linux to Dell Poweredge 1650 using kickstart and an FTP server 
(have tried an HTTP server also, get same result)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. set up ftp server with RedHat directories copied under 
ftp://<server>/<dir>/disc1 & 
Also copy ftp://<server>/<dir>/disc1/RedHat to ftp://<server>/<dir>/RedHat 
(otherwise install halts after download of netstg1.img)

2. using bootnet.img and drvnet.img on floppy with ks.cfg installed on bootnet 

3. start installation, at boot prompt type 'linux ks=floppy dd'

Actual results:

Crash - see attached files

Expected results:

package installation

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dylan Swift 2003-09-03 07:12:32 EDT
Created attachment 94166 [details]
anaconda dump file
Comment 2 Dylan Swift 2003-09-03 07:13:08 EDT
Created attachment 94167 [details]
Kickstart config file
Comment 3 Dylan Swift 2003-09-03 07:15:18 EDT
Created attachment 94168 [details]
FTP download log
Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2003-09-03 12:55:55 EDT
There is no 'Editors' group in 2.1AS.  You need to add a list of the packages
containing the editors you would like to install.

The groups are defined in the 'comps' file in the RedHat/base directory
underneath the top of the install tree.

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