Bug 229627 - fc6-i386 pxe ksdevice=bootif ignored
fc6-i386 pxe ksdevice=bootif ignored
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 209284
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Cantrell
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-02-22 04:23 EST by Justin Hochstetler
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-12 16:19:26 EDT
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Description Justin Hochstetler 2007-02-22 04:23:16 EST
Description of problem:


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 6 i386 DVD Release

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create PXE TFTP server
2. Attempt to pxe-boot a fc6 install using the "IPAPPEND 2" and "APPEND
ksdevice=bootif" instructions found on the Fedora wiki.
3. Wait for the network card selection screen to pop up.
  
Actual results:
The installer stops to ask which network device you wish to install from.

Expected results:
The installer automatically selects the PXE bootif and continues with
network-based install.


Additional info:
This method works fine on a similarly configured FC5 setup.
From what little documentation I could find via web searches, the functionality
was added in FC4 or FC5.  

The Fedora Wiki page is:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Beats
The relevant section is:
"Multiple NICs and PXE Installation"


Thanks,
Justin Hochstetler
Comment 1 David Cantrell 2007-03-12 16:19:26 EDT
Fixed in rawhide.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 209284 ***

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