Bug 166135 - Support for setting ksdevice to the interface used for PXE
Support for setting ksdevice to the interface used for PXE
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-08-17 05:08 EDT by Alex Kiernan
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-08-17 11:16:08 EDT
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Implement ksdevice=bootif (6.43 KB, patch)
2005-08-17 05:08 EDT, Alex Kiernan
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Description Alex Kiernan 2005-08-17 05:08:39 EDT
Created attachment 117826 [details]
Implement ksdevice=bootif
Comment 1 Alex Kiernan 2005-08-17 05:08:39 EDT
've been trying to sort out our kickstart infrastructure and hit one
box I just could get to co-operate without external intervention - it
has three NICs, the onboard ones start at eth1 (which is the one I
need it to use), but eth2 also has a link (which is why ksdevice=link
didn't help).

So instead I implemented `ksdevice=bootif' which when used with
`IPAPPEND 2' in your pxelinux.cfg pulls the BOOTIF variable off the
command line and uses the mac PXE booted the machine from as the
interface for ksdevice (which exactly matches the behaviour I want).
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2005-08-17 11:16:08 EDT
Awesome, thanks for the patch (especially updating the docs :)

Applied in CVS

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