Bug 18714 - Kickstart no longer installing using ks=nfs
Kickstart no longer installing using ks=nfs
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-10-09 10:29 EDT by Bill Stephens
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-12 08:54:15 EDT
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Description Bill Stephens 2000-10-09 10:29:02 EDT
Kickstart under 7.0 no longer correctly uses the ks=nfs paramater.  Under 
6.2, we used the command linux ks=nfs:codeserver:/usr/ksfiles/generic.ks.  
Under 7.0 we use the same command but the install bombs out with "unknown 
install method: nfs://mnt/source/."  The error session repeatedly 
displays "<4>neighbour table overflow".  Going back to RH6.2 boot 
diskettes allows us to work around this issue.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-09 10:33:51 EDT
What type of ethernet card are you using?
Comment 2 Bill Stephens 2000-10-09 10:38:19 EDT
3com 3c905-ctx
Comment 3 Bill Stephens 2000-10-12 08:54:08 EDT
Looks like the problem may have been network related.  After moving the server 
to another segment, I'm able to successfully complete the install.  

Thanks,

Bill Stephens

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