Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 76889
RFE: support additional driver disk via floppy during kickstart
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:47:59 EDT
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Description of problem:
Additional driver disks are supported, but only via a hard drive (i.e. the
'driverdisk' config option). For those of us kickstarting onto fresh hardware,
that's not a usable option. A config option for "Prompt for an additional driver
disk, load drivers presented, then continue unattended" would be ideal, as it
would allow a kickstart install to proceed with minimal oversight. Right now, in
order to kickstart a machine with, say, an ethernet controller not supported by
the standard bootnet.img, the entire kickstart procedure must be done manually.
Ideally, there should be a prompt for an additional drivers disk, which, when
presented, loads the new drivers disk and then continues onwards based on the
configuration information present in the ks.cfg.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to do an unattended kickstart on, say, a Dell PowerEdge 2650 using the
onboard ethernet controllers, which use the tg3 module.
Just boot with 'linux dd ks=...' and this will work.
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