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Old 08-31-2007, 12:07 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2007
Location: Penang , Malaysia.
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Smile problem install Linux OS using NFS server with kickstart feature.

Hi please help me...:


1. I am using Red Hat enterprise AS 3, now i want to setup this as my NFS server for install other pc OS via network NFS server.

2. I already success install client pc via NFS server.


1. Now i want to try to using "kickstart" feature" to install client PC via NFS server, i face a problem. ok. i already configure kickstart file "ks.cfg" and than save to my server one of the directory, and also i COPY to my BOOT Floppy disk. ok, i boot from this floppy at the boot prompt i key the command: linux ks=floppy dd , than i boot into screen than ask me put the driver disk than i put already, than ERROR COME OUT "CANNOT FOUND ks.cfg FILE" ????? i already copy the file "ks.cfg" which i create by my NFS server and put into this boot floppy disk already. Please help to solve my problem.... THANK YOU VERY MUCH....
Old 08-31-2007, 10:48 AM   #2
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Location: Woodbridge VA
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try booting it from nfs
booting from CD 1 or DVD
boot: linux ks=nfs:<server:>/<path>

floppy it will look for ks.cfg
boot: linux ks=floppy


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