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[et-mgmt-tools] RE: et-mgmt-tools Digest, Vol 9, Issue 6



Thanks,

I sort of knew this but wasn't sure completely sure when one can add the
kopts/kmeta options (profile/system/??).  The addition of the edit
command is a nice touch btw.

Marc Mondragon
 
Fox River Financial Resources/Ritchie Capital Investments, Ltd.
2100 Enterprise Avenue
Geneva, IL  60134
marcmo foxriver com


> 
> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 02 May 2007 12:11:10 -0400
> From: Michael DeHaan <mdehaan redhat com>
> Subject: Re: [et-mgmt-tools] kernel_options in
> 	/var/lib/cobbler/settings
> To: Fedora/Linux Management Tools <et-mgmt-tools redhat com>
> Message-ID: <4638B81E 4090603 redhat com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1; format=flowed
> 
> Marc Mondragon wrote:
> > I know this area of cobbler has changed a bit and I'm trying to
figure
> the best way to do the following:
> >
> > 1. Add serial console settings to this file in order to have them
> appended properly to the tftp boot files.
> > 2. Have the serial console setting only apply to server
installations,
> not workstation installations?
> >
> (1)  To do this across the board, you just edit
> /var/lib/cobbler/settings ... though it sounds like you have something
> better in mind by (2).
> 
> (2)   To do this to just some machines, it looks something like
this...
> 
> When adding a cobbler profile, do something like this:
> 
>         cobbler profile add --name=serverprofilename
--distro=distroname
> --kopts="console=ttyS0,57600"
> 
> And for the workstation profile, don't add the same "--kopts"...
> 
>         cobbler profile add --name=workstationprofilename
> --distro=distroname
> 
> If you already have profiles you like defined, cobbler allows for
> editing now, so you can tweak an existing profile to add the serial
> console magic...
> 
>         cobbler profile edit --name=serverprofilename
> --kopts="console=ttyS0,57600"
> 
> So, any time you provision based on the "serverprofilename" profile,
> you'll get the serial console, and in other cases, you won't...
> 
> Hope that helps...
> 
> --Michael
> 
> > Marc Mondragon
> >
> > Fox River Financial Resources/Ritchie Capital Investments, Ltd.
> > 2100 Enterprise Avenue
> > Geneva, IL  60134
> > marcmo foxriver com
> >
> >
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> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 2 May 2007 12:12:42 -0400
> From: "Adam Rosenwald" <thestrider gmail com>
> Subject: Re: [et-mgmt-tools] kernel_options in
> 	/var/lib/cobbler/settings
> To: "Fedora/Linux Management Tools" <et-mgmt-tools redhat com>
> Message-ID:
> 	<658267190705020912n55d6a174p5ced5dbc4869e398 mail gmail com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
> 
> Marc,
> 
>   You can have separate "workstation" and "server" profiles and, for
each,
> you can specify different --kopts settings.  For instance, to enable
> serial
> console redirection on server profile:
> 
> cobbler profile add --name=servers ... --kopts="<other options>
> console=ttyS0,9600n8" ...
> 
> --A.
> 
> On 5/2/07, Marc Mondragon <marcmo foxriver com> wrote:
> >
> > I know this area of cobbler has changed a bit and I'm trying to
figure
> the
> > best way to do the following:
> >
> > 1. Add serial console settings to this file in order to have them
> appended
> > properly to the tftp boot files.
> > 2. Have the serial console setting only apply to server
installations,
> not
> > workstation installations?
> >
> > Marc Mondragon
> >
> > Fox River Financial Resources/Ritchie Capital Investments, Ltd.
> > 2100 Enterprise Avenue
> > Geneva, IL 60134
> > marcmo foxriver com
> >
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > et-mgmt-tools mailing list
> > et-mgmt-tools redhat com
> > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/et-mgmt-tools
> >


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