Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 498326
anaconda won't accept DHCP-provided kickstart file
Last modified: 2010-06-28 08:16:26 EDT
Description of problem:
I've got a DHCP server configured to offer the local pathname of a kickstart file as the bootfile, i.e., it tells client foo that its bootfile is /path/to/foo.ks, such that /path/to/foo.ks is a pathname on the server, that is exported to the client. This used to work in earlier releases.
In F11-Preview, anaconda, booted with as little as 'ks', on a single-network-interface machine, obtains the network configuration over DHCP, but then stops to ask what kickstart file to use. AFAICT it didn't even try to mount anything from the server.
Specifying nfs:server:/path/to/foo.ks upon that request works.
So does passing ks=nfs:server:/path/to/foo.ks
However, these are certainly not as convenient as using the information that is already provided by the DHCP server for this very purpose.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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