Kickstart and NFS

Chris Greer cgreer1 at
Sun Aug 6 11:28:59 PDT 2000

I'm watching this thread as well, because I'm getting the
EXACT same thing and Justin.  I installed all the nodes via
ftp, but you can't kickstart over ftp.
The documentation that comes on the RedHat CD is much better 
than what is on the web, because it is updated to reflect 
newer install options.  
The also give a few example scripts.
But still, I was stuck on the NFS.

Chris G.

Justin Moore wrote:
> > What hardware are you using in your compute nodes?  What errors show up
> > on any of the vitual consoles when it fails the NFS mount?
> ASUS P2XBL mobo, dual capable, but only 1 PII proc installed
> 3C905B NIC
> Seagate IDE drives
> 128 MB RAM
> generic Tseng ET6000 video cards
> There are no messages of any kind on the virtual consoles for the mounts,
> attempted insmods, or any other post-install commands I try to run.  The
> failures are completely silent.
> I know the network is coming up properly because ifconfig shows the
> interface as sending and receiving traffic, and the NFS server received a
> correct mount request.  'showmount -a' on that server shows the partition
> as being mounted by the new node.
> -jdm
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