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Re: stateless wants pxelinux.0



Have a look at /usr/share/doc/stateless-server-0.20/stateless-populate-ldap.sh
after you create your root entry. Its the quicker easier way to
populate ldap :D


On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 15:32:46 -0600, Carlos Knowlton
<cknowlton science edu> wrote:
> Mike Herrick wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> >Carlos Knowlton wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >>Anyway, what is the format of the files in the pxelinux.cfg/* files
> >>supposed to be?  what parameters need to be passed to the kernel, etc.
> >>and how is this stuff supposed to be generated?
> >>
> >>
> >
> >I believe that the PXE configuration is supposed to be automatically
> >generated by a cron job (which invokes
> >/usr/share/stateless/statelessGenPXEConfig.py).  It didn't work for me
> >because I didn't have an NFS path set properly.
> >
> >
> >
> 
> I'm getting a similar message from "statelessGenPXEConfig.py":
> "
> [root fsix-Server /]# python /usr/share/stateless/statelessGenPXEConfig.py
> Unable to get NFS location of DemoSystem snapshot DemoSystem-1
> "
> 
> Here's my /etc/exports:
> "
> /home/users *(rw,async)
> /src/stateless/snapshots *(rw,async)
> "
> 
> Does anyone know how the NFS location is supposed to be set up?  Is
> there any more documentation than the Tutorial and the source ( I don't
> speak python very well )?
> 
> >If you want to configure it by hand, you can take a look at the pxelinux
> >documentation (part of the syslinux installation):
> >
> >http://syslinux.zytor.com/pxe.php
> >
> >Mike.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> I could configure it by hand, but I'm sure I would end up with a
> read-only system that wouldn't function like stateless was designed to
> run (ie, it would be crippled, and act very "read-only-ish").  I get the
> impression that Stateless Linux is supposed to look and act as though it
> were a locally installed fully functional Fedora installation.  I'm
> wondering what configuration in the pxelinux.cfg/ folder facillitates this.
> 
> Thanks!
> Carlos
> 
> 
> 
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Simarjeet Sahni


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