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Re: network install w/o floppy or CDROM?



On Mon, 2002-03-18 at 16:18, Taylor, ForrestX wrote:
> Joe Christy wrote:
> > This must be an FAQ somewhere - that I can't find.
> > 
> > Is it possible to use kickstart across my network to install RH7.2 on a 
> > machine without either floppy or CDROM drive? For what it's worth the 
> > nodes in question are running RH6.2, but I need to re-partition them, 
> > and I won't miss anything on them currently, so a clean install seems 
> > preferable to an upgrade.
> > 
> > Can someone please point me in the right direction to find out how?
> 
> Yes, you can do a network install using NFS, FTP, or HTTP.
> You can choose to do an install or an upgrade with you kickstart file. 
> I prefer install as well.

Additionally, you can start the install either by using PXE to netboot
your nodes or putting the initrd and kernel into your lilo.conf and
booting them via lilo.conf

Cheers,

Jeremy





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