How to boot from 7.3 CD and then FTP install
nick at MPI-Softtech.Com
Thu Mar 13 15:16:01 CST 2003
You could put a kickstart file on an NFS server and add the url line for
an ftp installation into it. You could then boot from the cd and enter
something like "linux ks=nfs:<nfs server ip>:<ks path>"
(662) 320-4300 x22
nick at mpi-softtech.com
The information contained in this communication may be confidential and is
intended only for the use of the recipient(s) named above. If the reader
of this communication is not the intended recipient(s), you are hereby
notified that any dissemination, distribution, or copying of this
communication, or any of its contents, is strictly prohibited. If you are
not a named recipient or received this communication by mistake, please
notify the sender and delete the communication and all copies of it.
On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, Matt Domsch wrote:
> > Dumb question
> No such thing.
> > but I have a CD remotely placed in my Dell 1550 server and I need to
> > reload the server. How do I use the CD to start the install but kick off
> > an FTP install from the boot menu option screen?
> That functionality was added in RHL 8.0 with the 'askmethod' command line
> parameter. It's not in 7.3.
> > Or do I need to make a boot diskette?
> Unfortunately, yes.
> Matt Domsch
> Sr. Software Engineer
> Dell Linux Solutions www.dell.com/linux
> Linux on Dell mailing lists @ http://lists.us.dell.com
> #1 US Linux Server provider for 2001! (IDC)
> Linux-PowerEdge mailing list
> Linux-PowerEdge at dell.com
> Please read the FAQ at http://lists.us.dell.com/faq or search the list archives at http://lists.us.dell.com/htdig/
More information about the Linux-PowerEdge