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Old 11-16-2003, 08:39 PM   #1
psingh
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Error while installing RH9 over the network using etherboot


Hi,

I am trying to install RH 9 image from a server that acts as a DHCP
server for the clients. All sources from the RH 9 CD Rom are on the
server that is exported via NFS.
This part looks okay.

When I try to run download the image (via etherboot from the client),
I get the following error.

Loading <IP Address>:/mnt/server_ks/ks.cfg ........
Unable to load file.

I am attaching the ks.cfg file. Please let me know what I am doing
wrong.
The permissions look okay and showmount -e on the server returns
/mnt/server_ks * (which is expected)

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. If folks here have used
something other than etherboot, I would appreciate comments /
suggestions on your experience.

thanks
Parminder
(I removed the name of the server)


#Generated by Kickstart Configurator

#System language
lang en_US
#Language modules to install
langsupport --default=en_US
#System keyboard
keyboard us
#System mouse
mouse generic3ps/2
#Sytem timezone
timezone America/New_York
#Root password
rootpw --iscrypted $1$ByZ3UkSB$1lO3OVTcBzoXQ..E3nwmG/
#Reboot after installation
reboot
#Install Red Hat Linux instead of upgrade
install
#Use NFS installation Media
nfs --server=foo.bar.edu --dir=/mnt/server_ks
#System bootloader configuration
bootloader --location=mbr
#Clear the Master Boot Record
zerombr yes
#Partition clearing information
clearpart --all --initlabel
#Disk partitioning information
part swap --recommended
part / --fstype ext3 --size 1 --grow --maxsize 10000
#System authorization infomation
auth --useshadow --enablemd5
#Network information
network --bootproto=dhcp --device=eth0
#Firewall configuration
firewall --disabled
#Do not configure XWindows
skipx
#Package install information
%packages --resolvedeps
@ GNOME Desktop Environment
@ Editors
@ Engineering and Scientific
@ Authoring and Publishing
@ Server Configuration Tools
@ Web Server
@ Mail Server
@ Windows File Server
@ DNS Name Server
@ FTP Server
@ News Server
@ Network Servers
@ Development Tools
@ Kernel Development
@ GNOME Software Development
@ Administration Tools
@ System Tools
@ Printing Support




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