Bug 2724 - network --bootproto static fails in kickstart
network --bootproto static fails in kickstart
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Reported: 1999-05-10 21:49 EDT by adam
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-07 11:10:02 EDT
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Description adam 1999-05-10 21:49:12 EDT
When doing a kickstart install, using a DHCP/NFS combination
for the install, if the kickstart file specifies network
--bootproto static in the config file, the installer fails
to change the ethernet config from BOOTP/DHCP to static.

Relevant bits of the kickstart file follows:

network --bootproto static --ip 162.42.150.62 --netmask
255.255.255.0 --gateway 162.42.150.1 --nameserver
162.42.150.33
(all on one line, of course)

After a reboot, you will notice that the
/etc/sysconfig/network and
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 files have failed
to change to static from BOOTP/DHCP.

Adam
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-07-07 11:10:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 192 ***

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