Erik Troan ewt at
Wed May 23 14:24:48 PDT 2001

On Wed, 23 May 2001, Sean Dilda wrote:

> On Tue, 22 May 2001, Sam Pottle wrote:
> > I have a question about using (Redhat 7.0) Kickstart to do the automagical
> > headless install on my compute nodes.  The boxes have two NICs apiece (for
> > eventual channelbonding purposes), and when a node kickstarts off the floppy,
> > the first thing it does is to ask which device to install from (eth0/eth1),
> > at which point the installation stops dead because I'm not there to answer.
> >
> > How can I get the installer not to ask this question?  This happens before
> > any DHCP request is made, so putting things in the kickstart file (which is
> > located on the head node) won't help, as the installer hasn't seen it yet.
> The reference manual for Red Hat Linux 7.0 doesn't show anything about
> this.  However, the people on kickstart-list at might have some
> other ideas.

Add ksdevice=eth0 to your boot arguments.


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