Bug 343551 - Cannot get anaconda to try to get kickstart file from any network interface other than eth0
Cannot get anaconda to try to get kickstart file from any network interface o...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Blocks: F8Target
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Reported: 2007-10-19 18:27 EDT by Orion Poplawski
Modified: 2008-08-02 19:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-24 15:52:21 EDT
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Description Orion Poplawski 2007-10-19 18:27:55 EDT
Description of problem:

anaconda will always try to use eth0.  have been using ksdevice=bootif for a
while, but that doesn't work.  Neither does ksdevice=eth1.  Neither does not
specifying a device and selecting eth1 from the menu - it still uses eth0!

Doing ks=nfs:saga:/export/data1/ks/rawhide-second.cfg


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11.3.0.42
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2007-10-22 13:49:22 EDT
Please try again with 11.3.0.44 or later as some work has gone on here recently.
Comment 2 Orion Poplawski 2007-10-23 13:29:05 EDT
Still the same with 11.3.0.44.
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2007-10-24 15:01:39 EDT
Can you attach your kickstart file and /tmp/anaconda.log to this bug report? 
Are you booting from the network or from media?  How are you determining that
eth0 is always the interface being used?
Comment 4 Orion Poplawski 2007-10-24 15:52:21 EDT
Okay, this was my bad.  Seems like F7 required a "--device" arg to network?  I
had ended up doing:

network --proto=dhcp --device=eth0

in my kickstart.  Removing --device allowed it to work again.

Sorry for the false report.

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