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Old 02-12-2007, 05:55 AM   #1
norgemauli
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Suse Linux RIS, Trying to install Windows XP Pro


Hello there,

Me and some of my classmates are trying to have a Linux RIS (and SMB) Server that is able to remotly install/run

SuseLinux 10.1 (install) --> working
DOS Bootdisk --> working
Windows XP Pro (install) --> huge problem)

I've been searching the web a little, and the no matter what i was looking for, i always found the same tutorial:

http://oss.netfarm.it/guides/ris-linux.php

Now unfortunatly, i would like to describe my skill in Linux as noobish. I have managed to setup the RIS for SuseLinux and DOS though, so i guess i know somewhat what i am doing.

Anyway, I don't really understand what that guy, in that tuturial is doing. Can anyone give me a hint as to what i need to do?

Thx in advance

norgemauli

edit: i will post my configs in a sec

Last edited by norgemauli; 02-12-2007 at 06:05 AM.
 
Old 02-12-2007, 06:26 AM   #2
norgemauli
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Configs

The configs that I have so far, look like this. Plase note that the entry in "default" for winxp has been constantly changing, and to be honest, i have no idea what to write in there. I don't even know what kernel i should use

Install.winxp.http.reg
Code:
# Register the HTTP Installation Server
service:install.winxp:http://192.168.1.254/srv/www/htdocs/Windows_xp_install
description=HTTP Installation Source

install.suse.nfs.reg
Code:
# Register the NFS Installation Server
service:install.suse:nfs://192.168.1.254/media/suse_install/CD1,en,65535 
description=NFS Installation Source
default:

Code:
default harddisk
..
# hard disk
label harddisk
  localboot 0x80

# install
label linux
  kernel linux
  append initrd=initrd splash=silent showopts insmod=e100 netdevice=eth0 install=nfs://192.168.1.254/media/suse_install/CD1 
  
# winxp
label winxp
  kernel startrom.0
  append  install=http://192.168.1.254/srv/www/htdocs/Windows_xp_install/
  
# noacpi
label noacpi
  kernel linux
  append initrd=initrd splash=silent showopts acpi=off

# nolapic
label nolapic
  kernel linux
  append initrd=initrd splash=silent showopts nolapic 
# failsafe
label failsafe
  kernel linux
  append initrd=initrd splash=silent showopts apm=off acpi=off mce=off barrier=off ide=nodma idewait=50 i8042.nomux psmouse.proto=bare irqpoll pci=nommconf
# memory test
label memtest
  kernel memtest

implicit	1
display		message
prompt		1
timeout		200

dhcp.conf
Code:
option domain-name "install";
ddns-update-style none;
default-lease-time 345600;
subnet 192.168.1.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 {
  range 192.168.1.1 192.168.1.253;
  default-lease-time 345600;
  max-lease-time 69120;
}
group {
  next-server 192.168.1.254;
  filename "pxelinux.0";
    host Workstation {
    hardware ethernet 00:0C:29:0F:11:CB;
  }
}
 
  


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