Bug 64940 - http kickstart syntax wrong
http kickstart syntax wrong
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-cg (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tammy Fox
Tammy Fox
: 65796 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2002-05-14 18:15 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-06-03 18:55:29 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-05-14 18:15:44 EDT
Description of Problem:


This page documents the http syntax as:


This does not work on the 7.2 kickstart.  The syntax that does work is:


The 7.3 rhl-cg has the same syntax as the 7.2 rhl-cg, but we have not tested to
see which syntax 7.3 accepts.
Comment 1 Tammy Fox 2002-05-31 15:35:30 EDT
*** Bug 65796 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Tammy Fox 2002-05-31 15:41:06 EDT
Does nfs need to say ks=nfs://server/path/to/ks.cfg also?
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2002-05-31 18:28:40 EDT
I have not tried this with 7.3, but the NFS syntax we have used 
in the past was:

nfs --server --dir /redhat/linux/6.2/en/os/i386/

This was known to work in 6.2, 7.0 and 7.1 at least.
Comment 4 Need Real Name 2002-05-31 18:39:20 EDT
Doh! disregard that.  That's from the kickstart files on where to install from,
not what to pass on the command line for where to pull the kickstart itself
from.  If I have time to test out loading the kickstart file itself off NFS,
I'll give it a try, but it will be about 2 weeks before I may be able to experiment.
Comment 5 Tammy Fox 2002-06-03 18:55:22 EDT
Ok. I fixed the http syntax on the website and in CVS.
Comment 6 Tammy Fox 2002-06-04 19:28:01 EDT
NFS needs the colon.

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