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Old 07-16-2010, 11:51 AM   #1
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Problems with 'pxeos' utility in CentOS 5.5 - HTTP network install setup

Running CentOS 5.5 and trying to setup an HTTP based network install server.

Following the CentOS documentation, I'm running pxeos as follows:

pxeos -a -i "CentOS 5.5" -p HTTP -D 0 -s -L /var/www/html/5.5 -k 5.5

but, I get an error:

Error: 5.5 Already exists.

i tried changing "-k 5.5" to "-k 5.x" to see if that made a difference, and I got a completely different error.

I even tried using the GUI tool of system-config-netboot/Network booting service.. and when I punch in the location of the install directory, /var/www/html/5.5 - it tells me:

you must enter directory of the Operating System Software. This directory must include the images/pxeboot directories
[Errno socket error] (110, 'Connection timed out')

I'm confused b/c the /var/www/html/5.5 directory, does contain images/pxeboot

I'm following this documentation:

I've got this to work for NFS, but I was told we dont want to use NFS for this project, only HTTP based installs.

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