5.2 OpenManage Installation CD via pxe failed
Michael E Brown
Michael_E_Brown at dell.com
Tue Jun 12 15:10:12 CDT 2007
On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 01:43:14PM +0200, Martin Flemming wrote:
> Hi !
> I want to boot the
> Dell OpenManage Installation Setup CD Version 5.2.0
> via pxe to install/restore the Utility-Partition
> But unfortunatley the Describtion in isolinux.cfg on the CD
> doesn't work ....
> # =================== Start of EXAMPLE PXE configuration
> # The following is an example of a PXE boot config. Please change the
> # server name and path to match your site configuration. Change the
> # 'Stage3_source=' part of the third line below. After that, copy this
> # into your PXE boot configuration.
> label PXE
> kernel SA.1
> append initrd=SA.2 ramdisk_size=24413 ramdisk_blocksize=4096 DEBUG=0 quiet ide=force_255_heads Stage3_type=network
> Stage3_mount_type=nfs Stage3_opts=nolock Stage3_source=NFS_SERVER_DNS_NAME.domain.com:/path/to/dsa/copy/ BUILD=17776
> The kernel SA.1 and the initrd SA.2 will be loaded but afterwards the
> system couldn't start with follwoing error-message
> Mounting Server Assistant inbstallation media
> /bin/detectUsbKey.py -> /usr/bin/python2
> bad interpreator no such file or directory ...
> And that's right .... i can't find any python or something else in that
> enviroment ... If i boot from CD there is a mount under /usr (squashfs)
> with all necessary programms and liberaries ....
> My pxe-config is like this:
> label dell
> kernel pxe/dell_5.2/SA.1
> append initrd=pxe/dell_5.2/SA.2 ramdisk_size=8997 ramdisk_blocksize=4096 DEBUG=0 dsa_replication=0 Stage3_type=network Stage3_mount_
> type=nfs Stage3_opts=nolock Stage3_source=hostname:/tftpboot/pxe/dell_5.2/dsa/ BUILD=17776
> stage3 will be mounted via nfs but than it's stops with the error
> described above ....
> What's going wrong ?
> Any hints ?
1) any output from "dmesg"?
2) do you see your nfs mount if you go to another virtual terminal? (<ALT>-F2)
3) what is the output of "ls -l /tftpboot/pxe/dell_5.2/dsa/" on your
4) What is the output of (iirc) "ls -l /mnt/cd" on the system that is
pxe booted? (from memory, i believe that is where it mounted the nfs
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