PXE boot OMSA Live 6.3

Tom Rockwell rockwell at pa.msu.edu
Sun Aug 1 11:27:27 CDT 2010


Hi,

Those append options worked for me.

Thanks,
Tom

On 7/31/10 3:10 PM, Rayford_Johnson at Dell.com wrote:
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> Tom,
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>>   -----Original Message-----
>>   From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Tom Rockwell
>>   Sent: Saturday, July 31, 2010 11:40 AM
>>   To: linux-poweredge-Lists
>>   Subject: PXE boot OMSA Live 6.3
>>
>>   Hi,
>>
>>   I tried to PXE boot the OMSA Live 6.3 ISO, but didn't get it to go.
>>   There is a tool in the ISO to create an initrd, anyone get
>>   this to go, or know of a how-to?
>
> I have successfully created it and boot it via PXE using Fedora's
> livecd-iso-to-pxeboot (livecd-tools-020.1-1.fc10.x86_64).  Once I had
> the initrd0.img and vmlinuz0 that it creates I moved them under my
> tftproot as omsa630.img and omsa630, respectively, and used the example
> stanza it created in pxelinux.cfg/default, but removed the live_ram
> parameter.  It would fail to boot properly when the live_ram parameter
> was specified.
>
> label omsa630
>          kernel omsa630
>          append rootflags=loop initrd=omsa630.img root=/OMSA63-CentOS55-x86_64-LiveCD.iso rootfstype=iso9660 ro quiet liveimg
>
>
>>
>>   Thanks,
>>   Tom Rockwell
>>
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