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RE: Kickstart NFS fails to find a DHCP address



If you press Ctrl-Alt-F2 or F3, you'll get a log console, what does it
say?

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-----Original Message-----
From: kickstart-list-bounces redhat com
[mailto:kickstart-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Bernard McAuley
Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2004 10:02 AM
To: kickstart-list redhat com
Subject: RE: Kickstart NFS fails to find a DHCP address


I'm afraid that this doesn't appear to have any effect, I still get the
same startup error.

Regards,

Bernard McAuley

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Asim Zuberi [mailto:Asim Zuberi 1993 njit edu]
> Sent: 16 June 2004 14:41
> To: 'Bernard McAuley'
> Subject: RE: Kickstart NFS fails to find a DHCP address
> 
> try these settings at your boot prompt....
> 
> ksdevice=eth0 lang=en devfs=nomount ramdisk_size=9216 
> ks=nfs:135.1.45.11:/local/RedHat/ks.cfg nofb console=tty1
> 
> --Asim;
> 
> 
> 
> 
> =]  -----Original Message-----
> =]  From: kickstart-list-bounces redhat com
> =]  [mailto:kickstart-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of =]  
> Bernard McAuley =]  Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2004 5:57 AM
> =]  To: kickstart-list redhat com
> =]  Subject: Kickstart NFS fails to find a DHCP address
> =]
> =]
> =]  Hi,
> =]
> =]  After trawling through the e-mail archives, I've found
> =]  several users with a similar problem, but I haven't found a
> =]  'good' solution - so I'm hoping that somebody can help me.
> =]
> =]  I have a PC attached via a cisco switch (and yet port fast
> =]  is enabled!) to a DHCP server, from which I'm trying to
> =]  kickstart (via NFS but that isn't particularly relevant)
> =]  using a redhat 8.0 boot disk.  When the boot starts the
> =]  machine looks for a DHCP address, fails to get one and so
> =]  the boot stops there. (PUMP returns the messages:  No DHCP reply
> =]  received)
> =]
> =]  However, if I boot into a full linux installation (Red Hat
> =]  7.2 in this
> =]  case) and run pump I obtain an IP address without problems.
> =]
> =]  Looking at the DHCP server is it responding to the
> =]  DHCPDISCOVER requrest and offering out an IP addres but the
> =]  machine refuses to pick up the IP address.
> =]
> =]  I've put a hub between the switch and the client and used
> =]  Ethereal to monitor the traffic to and from the machine and
> =]  with an installation these are the first 2 transactions that I
get:-
> =]
> =]  Frame 12 (342 bytes on wire, 342 bytes captured)
> =]  Ethernet II, Src: 00:09:5b:61:38:5a, Dst: ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff =]  
> Internet Protocol, Src Addr: 0.0.0.0 (0.0.0.0), Dst Addr: =]  
> 255.255.255.255 (255.255.255.255) User Datagram Protocol, =]  Src 
> Port: bootpc (68), Dst Port: bootps (67) Bootstrap Protocol =]
> =]  Frame 15 (357 bytes on wire, 357 bytes captured)
> =]  Ethernet II, Src: 00:02:55:aa:7e:3d, Dst: ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> =]  Internet Protocol, Src Addr: physerv1.phyworks-ic.com
> =]  (192.168.181.200), Dst Addr: 255.255.255.255
> =]  (255.255.255.255) User Datagram Protocol, Src Port: bootps
> =]  (67), Dst Port: bootpc (68) Bootstrap Protocol
> =]
> =]  Frame 17 (342 bytes on wire, 342 bytes captured)
> =]  Ethernet II, Src: 00:09:5b:61:38:5a, Dst: ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> =]  Internet Protocol, Src Addr: 0.0.0.0 (0.0.0.0), Dst Addr:
> =]  255.255.255.255 (255.255.255.255) User Datagram Protocol,
> =]  Src Port: bootpc (68), Dst Port: bootps (67) Bootstrap Protocol
> =]
> =]  Frame 18 (357 bytes on wire, 357 bytes captured)
> =]  Ethernet II, Src: 00:02:55:aa:7e:3d, Dst: ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> =]  Internet Protocol, Src Addr: physerv1.phyworks-ic.com
> =]  (192.168.181.200), Dst Addr: 255.255.255.255
> =]  (255.255.255.255) User Datagram Protocol, Src Port: bootps
> =]  (67), Dst Port: bootpc (68) Bootstrap Protocol
> =]
> =]  The frames continue for a short while, but the PC never
> =]  picks up on the returning DHCPOFFER packets (which aren't
> =]  delayed by a long period).
> =]
> =]  Compare this to the transaction whilst using PUMP:-
> =]
> =]  Frame 5 (357 bytes on wire, 357 bytes captured)
> =]  Ethernet II, Src: 00:02:55:aa:7e:3d, Dst: ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> =]  Internet Protocol, Src Addr: physerv1.phyworks-ic.com
> =]  (192.168.181.200), Dst Addr: 255.255.255.255
> =]  (255.255.255.255) User Datagram Protocol, Src Port: bootps
> =]  (67), Dst Port: bootpc (68) Bootstrap Protocol
> =]
> =]  Frame 6 (590 bytes on wire, 590 bytes captured)
> =]  Ethernet II, Src: 00:09:5b:61:38:5a, Dst: ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> =]  Internet Protocol, Src Addr: 0.0.0.0 (0.0.0.0), Dst Addr:
> =]  255.255.255.255 (255.255.255.255) User Datagram Protocol,
> =]  Src Port: bootpc (68), Dst Port: bootps (67) Bootstrap Protocol
> =]
> =]  Frame 7 (342 bytes on wire, 342 bytes captured)
> =]  Ethernet II, Src: 00:02:55:aa:7e:3d, Dst: ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> =]  Internet Protocol, Src Addr: physerv1.phyworks-ic.com
> =]  (192.168.181.200), Dst Addr: 255.255.255.255
> =]  (255.255.255.255) User Datagram Protocol, Src Port: bootps
> =]  (67), Dst Port: bootpc (68) Bootstrap Protocol
> =]
> =]  Frame 8 (590 bytes on wire, 590 bytes captured)
> =]  Ethernet II, Src: 00:09:5b:61:38:5a, Dst: ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> =]  Internet Protocol, Src Addr: 0.0.0.0 (0.0.0.0), Dst Addr:
> =]  255.255.255.255 (255.255.255.255) User Datagram Protocol,
> =]  Src Port: bootpc (68), Dst Port: bootps (67) Bootstrap Protocol
> =]
> =]  Frame 9 (342 bytes on wire, 342 bytes captured)
> =]  Ethernet II, Src: 00:02:55:aa:7e:3d, Dst: ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> =]  Internet Protocol, Src Addr: physerv1.phyworks-ic.com
> =]  (192.168.181.200), Dst Addr: 255.255.255.255
> =]  (255.255.255.255) User Datagram Protocol, Src Port: bootps
> =]  (67), Dst Port: bootpc (68) Bootstrap Protocol
> =]
> =]  Can anybody suggest whats going on here?  Earlier posts
> =]  have suggested that the DHCP request is timed out too soon,
> =]  but the time stamps on the install and the pump run are
> =]  roughly the same (just under 1 second). I'm digging into
> =]  the sources now, but I really don't want to be rebuilding
> =]  anaconda if I can help it!
> =]
> =]  Regards,
> =]
> =]
> =]  Bernard McAuley
> =]
> =]
> =]
> =]
> =]
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