Bug 200965 - network kickstart on multiple cards doesn't work
network kickstart on multiple cards doesn't work
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2006-08-01 16:37 EDT by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:01 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-08-01 16:50:17 EDT
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Description Bill Nottingham 2006-08-01 16:37:55 EDT
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I have two network cards; I boot with:

linux ks=http://172.16.58.1/~notting/ks-apone.cfg

The loader asks me which network device; I choose 'eth1'. It sets it up, grabs
the kickstart file, but then fails to mount the NFS share.

some log messages:

INFO: kickstartFroMNfs
INFO: results of nfs, host is curly.devel.redhat.com, dir is
/vol/engineering/devarchive/redhat/nightly/rawhide-latest/development/i386/os/,
opts are '(null)'
...
INFO: need to set up networking
INFO: going to pick interface
INFO: going to getNetConfig
INFO: dnsservers is 172.16.52.2.8
INFO: doing kickstart... setting it up
WARNING: no network link detected on eth0

It appears that it's trying to do the NFS over eth0, which is not plugged in.

I do have network --blah blah eth0 in my ks file, but that shouldn't affect the
installer.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2006-08-01 16:50:17 EDT
Apparently, this is expected behavior if your network lines don't include your
ks device.

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