Kickstart file on USB floppy with Model SC1435

Ian Mortimer ian at physics.uq.edu.au
Sun Feb 25 21:48:32 CST 2007


On Mon, 2007-02-26 at 11:36 +0800, amos.wai at asia.bnpparibas.com wrote:

> Thanks.  But I'm using USB floppy / thumb drive to store the kickstart file
> but not able to make it read by the installation.
> 
> Later on I found this message thread from this helpful forum:
> http://lists.us.dell.com/pipermail/linux-poweredge/2007-January/029458.html
> 
> Should this also solve my problem come acrossed?  (with syntax: linux
> ks=hd:sdb1/ks_file.cfg)?

You need an extra colon:

  ks=hd:sdb1:/ks.cfg
            ^

Whether it's sda, sdb, sdc or whatever depends on how many scsi or sata
disks are installed.  If you have no scsi or sata disks it will be sda, 
with one it will be sdb, with two sdc and so on.


--
Ian



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