Seth, et al -- ...and then Seth Alford said... % % --- David T-G <davidtg bigfoot com> wrote: ... % > image=/boot/vmlinuz-kickstart % > label=kick % > initrd=/boot/initrd.img-kickstart ... % > default kick % > label kick % > kernel vmlinuz-kickstart % > append ks=file:/ks.cfg % > initrd=initrd.img-kickstart.gz console=ttyS0,9600n8 ... % > gets part way thru the boot and hangs. ... % % As I understand it, whatever actually boots in % boot.img % reads the syslinux.cfg. That then allows the user to % choose a particular installation method. Hmmm... Hokay. So I should somehow be pointing my lilo entry to boot.img (or, in my case, bootnet.img). But that's the floppy that I usually use for kickstarts, and on it are the vmlinuz and initrd.img files which are now in /boot. % % I notice that you have a initrd.img-kickstart in % your boot image. Is that in addition to, or a % replacment for, the existing initrd.img? If it's It's the initrd.img that came from the bootnet.img floppy that I've been able to use for kickstarting. % an addition, are you sure that there was sufficient % room for it in the floppy image? Likewise, is the % vmlinuz-kickstart additional, or replacement, for % vmlinuz, and is there sufficient room for it? I think you're asking if these things fit on the floppy. I have the floppy working; what I need is to move from the floppy to the hard drive. % % Having only a portion of an initrd might explain % why the system is hanging; when the kernel can't % read the missing part of initrd, the system hangs. That could still be my problem. I'm not entirely un-lost. Thanks! % % --Seth Alford % sethal yahoo com :-D -- David T-G * It's easier to fight for one's principles (play) davidtg bigfoot com * than to live up to them. -- fortune cookie (work) davidtgwork bigfoot com http://www.bigfoot.com/~davidtg/ Shpx gur Pbzzhavpngvbaf Qrprapl Npg!
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