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RE: how to specify a network card in a net-ks install?



Hi,

	I replied earlier today but accidentally sent it from the wrong
address so it is still waiting to get approved by the moderator.

You can do a 'ks ksdevice=eth1' at the boot prompt to specify to use
DHCP over the eth1 interface (or whatever interface you specify.)

		Mark

> -----Original Message-----
> From: kickstart-list-admin redhat com
> [mailto:kickstart-list-admin redhat com]On Behalf Of rpjday
> Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2001 5:24 PM
> To: 'kickstart-list redhat com'
> Subject: RE: how to specify a network card in a net-ks install?
>
>
> On Tue, 26 Jun 2001, Taylor, ForrestX wrote:
>
> > You should be able to put something in the network
> section like this:
> > network --bootproto dhcp --device eth1
> > which is supposed to select a specific ethernet card for
> installation.  The
> > documentation does warn that kickstart must be a local
> file (such as
> > ks=floppy) since the installation program has to read the
> kickstart file to
> > get this information.
> >
> that won't solve the problem as i don't want to hardcode
> the net card
> specifier into the ks.cfg file.  i want to be able to specify it at
> boot time at the "boot:" prompt, since the machines in the same room
> may have different combinations of network cards installed.
>
> rday
>
>
>
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