Bug 334881 - anaconda does not use kickstart file through nfs
Summary: anaconda does not use kickstart file through nfs
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-10-16 17:33 UTC by Orion Poplawski
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-17 20:41:59 UTC
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Description Orion Poplawski 2007-10-16 17:33:17 UTC
Description of problem:

Doing PXE/kickstart install. ks file is on nfs server.  Anaconda logs indicate:

file location: nfs://saga:/export/data1/ks/rawhide-desktop.cfg
setting up kickstart

but then it is prompting me for language, keyboard, install location, etc.

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Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2007-10-17 20:41:59 UTC
The correct syntax here is ks=nfs:saga:/export/data1/ks/rawhide-desktop.cfg.

If it's failing to download the kickstart file, you should at least be getting
the dialog box prompting you to enter a new location.  Are you not getting that
dialog box?

Comment 2 Orion Poplawski 2007-10-18 15:41:39 UTC
Sorry, my bad.  Somehow the rawhide-desktop.cfg was actually a directory and not
a file on my server and I didn't notice until I poked around further.

nfs found it, but since it didn't contain anything nothing happened.  http
returns an error so it prompted for a new file location (which is what spurred
me to check further).

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