Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 229627
fc6-i386 pxe ksdevice=bootif ignored
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:57 EST
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 6 i386 DVD Release
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.
The installer stops to ask which network device you wish to install from.
The installer automatically selects the PXE bootif and continues with
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:
The relevant section is:
"Multiple NICs and PXE Installation"
Fixed in rawhide.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 209284 ***