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Old 09-02-2005, 05:46 PM   #1
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RHEL Installed over NFS


I have installed RHEL by way of CD's quite a few times, but I was interested in what is necessary to install it over a network via NFS. I searched TLDP, but came up empty-handed...
Can anyone point me in the right direction? Thanks so much!
 
Old 09-03-2005, 11:57 AM   #2
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here are the steps...
dump all your cds in one folder (say /redhat)..... remember DO NOT make subfolders. just copy the files and few files not necessary for installations(text files) would be prompted for overwriting....do it. Then,
Code:
vi /etc/exports
add a line,
Code:
/redhat              *(ro,sync)
save and exit the file. restart the nfs with
Code:
service nfs restart
check status of exports with
Code:
exportfs
you should get something like
Quote:
/redhat <world>
-------------------
what you have done here is shared your /redhat folder on nfs with read only permission. * indicated shared globally, you can give a specific IP there.
-------------------

now at client side use first cd for bootup. at prompt give,
Code:
linux askmethod
select nfs on a further screen.

thats it. your nfs installation is in progress now. remove the cd.

regards,
LF
 
  


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