Bug 429765 - Can't get kickstart via NFS
Can't get kickstart via NFS
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2008-01-22 17:05 EST by Gary Thomas
Modified: 2008-01-23 14:35 EST (History)
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Description Gary Thomas 2008-01-22 17:05:48 EST
Description of problem:

Installer is supposed to be able to fetch kickstart files via NFS.
This does not seem to work.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

11.4.0.23 (rawhide 2008-01-22)

How reproducible:

100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot installer with 'ks=nfs:192.168.1.101/tftpboot/ganymede.ks ksdevice=eth0'
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Actual results:

ERROR: failed to mount nfs source

Expected results:

This is a valid NFS directory and have been used from this test
machine for manual NFS installs.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2008-01-23 11:44:44 EST
According to http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anaconda/Options, the correct format
of your ks parameter should be:

ks=nfs:192.168.1.101:/tftpboot/ganymede.ks

Note the second colon.  Does this work better?
Comment 2 Gary Thomas 2008-01-23 11:56:22 EST
Indeed it does, thanks!

However, I now have the same problem as #429763
  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=429763
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2008-01-23 14:35:44 EST
Okay, we'll track that problem there.

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