Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 122032
anaconda will not install via NFS ISO (DVD)
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:41 EST
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Description of problem:
I have several problems installing via nfsiso using boot.iso:
1. At the boot: prompt, I try to do an NFS/NFSISO install:
I probably have the syntax incorrect, although I have tried various
permutations (nfs:server:/path, nfs:/server/path, etc.). All of these
methods try to mount the CD, which doesn't have the full tree.
2. Simply hitting <ENTER> at the boot: prompt, I can choose an NFS
installation. I put in the server name and the path to the ISOs.
That directory has FC2-test2-i386-DVD.iso and FC2-test3-i386-DVD.iso.
It tries test2 unsuccessfully, and never tries test3. I realize that
this is to avoid trying disc1, disc2..., but is there a better method
to determine this?
3. After removing test2 ISO, it tries test3 but fails:
* Path to valid iso is /mnt/source/FC2-test3-i386-DVD.iso
* mntloop loop1 on /mnt/source2 as
/mnt/source/FC2-test3-i386-DVD.iso fd is 41
* mntloop loop0 on /mnt/runtime as
/mnt/source2/Fedora/base/stage2.img fd is 41
* failed to mount loop: Invalid argument
* umounting loopback /mnt/source2 loop1
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use boot.iso to boot
2. Try various method=nfs*
3. Try to use FC2-test3-i386-DVD.iso for NFSISO method
Actual Results: CD not found, or not able to mount the stage2.img
The same thing occurs for the final release of FC2. I chose an NFS
install (not using any command line arguments) and am unable to
install directly from the DVD ISO.
Confirming same problem, here, with FC2-i386-DVD.iso. Would really
like to have this functionality.
I cannot do an NFS install from the DVD iso image with FC3test1
either. Same results as the FC2 series.
Fixed in CVS. Turns out we were still doing nfs v2 (!) mounts instead