5.2 OpenManage Installation CD via pxe failed

Martin Flemming martin.flemming at desy.de
Tue Jun 12 15:36:52 CDT 2007


Sorry, i've send it for a second time,
got's a "Mail Delivery System "-Error-mail .....


martin


On Tue, 12 Jun 2007, Martin Flemming wrote:

> 
> Hi, Michael !
> 
> 
> 2) do you see your nfs mount if you go to another virtual terminal? 
> (<ALT>-F2)
> 
> Yes.
> 
> 3) what is the output of "ls -l /tftpboot/pxe/dell_5.2/dsa/" on your
>  tftp server?
> 
> tftpboot/pxe $ ls -lt  dell_5.2
> 
> dr-xr-xr-x    4 flemming it           2048 Jun 12 12:30 dsa
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it              6 Jun  7 14:05 BUILD
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it       131751936 Jun  7 14:00 runtime.img
> -r--r--r--    1 flemming it            888 Jun  7 13:59 COPYRIGHT.txt
> -r--r--r--    1 flemming it            100 Jun  7 13:59 DiscInfo
> -r--r--r--    1 flemming it             44 Jun  7 13:59 autorun.inf
> -r--r--r--    1 flemming it           7390 Jun  7 13:59 license.txt
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it          20231 Jun  7 13:59 readme.txt
> -r--r--r--    1 flemming it           2124 Jun  7 13:59 readme1st.txt
> -r--r--r--    1 flemming it          20375 Jun  7 13:59 readme_content.htm
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it       14591311 Jun  7 12:01 SA.2
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it        1464844 Jun  7 12:01 SA.1
> 
> flemming at store02-1:/tftpboot/pxe $ ls -lt  dell_5.2/dsa
> 
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it       131751936 Jun 12 12:31 runtime.img
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it              6 Jun  7 14:05 BUILD
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it             21 Jun  7 12:01 REMOVE_LIST_FILE
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it            433 Jun  7 12:01 VERSION
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it          49483 Jun  7 12:01 cfvendev.txt
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it             20 Jun  7 12:01 company.inf
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it              5 Jun  7 12:01 company.txt
> dr-xr-xr-x    2 flemming it           2048 Jun  7 12:01 drdos
> dr-xr-xr-x    2 flemming it           2048 Jun  7 12:01 drmk
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           1202 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-lh.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it            929 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-master.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           3101 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-platforms.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           5574 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-redhat30.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           5580 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-redhat30_64.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           7371 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-redhat40.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           8102 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-redhat40_64.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           6811 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-redhat50.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           7453 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-redhat50_64.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           7519 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-suse10_64.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           8573 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-suse9_64.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           4454 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-win2000.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           4418 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-win2000sbs.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           4619 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-win2003.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           6141 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-win2003_64.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           4637 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-win2003sbs.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           1511 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-winlh.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it           3956 Jun  7 12:01 oslist-workarounds.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it              0 Jun  7 12:01 pci_dotnet.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it              0 Jun  7 12:01 pci_w2k.ini
> -r-xr-xr-x    1 flemming it              0 Jun  7 12:01 pci_w2k3_64.ini
> 
> 
> 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
> path)
> 
> yep, there's the mount-path ...
> 
> 
> > 1) any output from "dmesg"?
> 
> I will send you the "dmesg"-output tomorrow,
> i'm not in the computer-center anymore 
> 
> Thanks&Cheers,
> 
>          martin
> 
> On Tue, 12 Jun 2007, Michael E Brown wrote:
> 
> > 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
> > > 
> > > /etc/rc2.d/S99zz-stage3.sh
> > > /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
> >  tftp server?
> > 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
> > path)
> > 
> > --
> > Michael
> > 
> 
> Gruss
> 
>        Martin Flemming
> 
> 
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Gruss

       Martin Flemming


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