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Old 04-14-2009, 06:53 AM   #1
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Issue with Kickstart Installation?


I have created a kickstart file which I have placed under /opt/ks.cfg.
my Filesystem is of /dev/cciss/c0d0p1 kind means it denotes to such naming convention as for HP Proliant system.(Whatever).
Now when I Tried to provide :
Code:
Boot : Linux ks= hd:cciss/c0d0p1:/opt/ks.cfg
But it failed saying " Unable to download the kickstart file"

Alt + F3 says :
Code:
Loading ks from device cciss/c0d0p1 on path /opt/ks.cfg
getFileFromBlockDevice(cciss/c0d0p1, /opt/ks.cfg)
failed to mount /dev/cciss/c0d0p1: Invalid Argument
Anyone who has idea what its saying?
Alt + F4 Shows:
Code:
VFS : Cant find an ext2 filesystem on dev cciss/c0d0p0
Unable to identify CD-ROM Format
 
Old 04-14-2009, 02:33 PM   #2
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what file system is /dev/cciss/c0d0p1
 
Old 04-14-2009, 11:39 PM   #3
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Code:
[root@localhost ~]# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/cciss/c0d0: 146.7 GB, 146778685440 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 17844 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

           Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/cciss/c0d0p1   *           1          33      265041   83  Linux
/dev/cciss/c0d0p2              34       17844   143066857+  8e  Linux LVM
[root@localhost ~]#
Code:
[root@localhost ~]# df -h
Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/vg00-LogVol00
                      496M  263M  209M  56% /
/dev/mapper/vg00-LogVol07
                      8.8G  187M  8.1G   3% /var
/dev/mapper/vg00-LogVol05
                      3.9G  1.9G  1.9G  50% /usr
/dev/mapper/vg00-LogVol06
                      248M   11M  226M   5% /usr/local
/dev/mapper/vg00-LogVol02
                      3.9G  137M  3.6G   4% /opt
/dev/mapper/vg00-LogVol03
                      496M   19M  452M   4% /tmp
/dev/mapper/vg00-LogVol04
                      496M   19M  452M   4% /home
/dev/cciss/c0d0p1     251M   24M  214M  11% /boot
tmpfs                 3.9G     0  3.9G   0% /dev/shm
[root@localhost ~]#
I attempted putting kickstart file under different directory like /boot, /tmp and /opt but everytime it gave me the Error
 
  


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