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RE: Working around dhcp for kickstart file on network?




> From: Philip Rowlands [mailto:phr doc ic ac uk]
> On Tue, 7 Dec 2004, Robinson, Andrew W. wrote:
> 
> >According to the Red Hat manual, when one specifies a kickstart file on
> >the server with either nfs or http, anaconda (?) initiates a dhcp query
> >to get the address of the client interface. Anyone know a way around
> >this?
> 
> You can pass kernel command-line arguments which anaconda will recognise
> to control the network addressing. See
> /usr/share/doc/anaconda-*/command-line.txt
> 
> For example, in the bootloader config (in this case pxelinux):
> label ks
>   kernel vmlinuz
>   append ks=nfs:10.1.1.1:/export/kickstart initrd=initrd.img ip=10.1.1.2
> netmask=255.255.255.0
> 

Alright! You answered two questions in one reply. I had been wondering where
I could find a list of the arguments that could be passed to the kernel.
Thanks!

Andrew


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