Problems PXE installing 5.X on RLX Blade
brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Thu Jan 8 15:22:02 PST 2004
On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 02:18:32PM -0600, Brian Towles wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-01-08 at 14:07, Brooks Davis wrote:
> Thanks for the feedback.
> > I suspect the attempt to use the mfs image is your problem. All the mfs
> > stuff in the PXE article is unnecessicary.
> > You can directly boot a standard install disk by pointing tftp at
> > the cdrom mount point and exporting the cdrom vis nfs. Then set
> > filename to "boot/pxeboot" in dhcpd.conf and option root-path to
> > "server:/cdrom_mount_point"
> My dhcpd.conf and nfs are already set up that way. Removing the mfs
> image doesnt change anything ... except now i get a reboot after the
> hang with the same messages going on.
Hmm, do you happen to have a more normal PC that you can PXE boot to
make sure the problem really is the blade? I wouldn't be suprised if it
is the blade, but making sure would be good.
One thought, how are you accessing the console on these machines? Also,
do they have PS/2 ports?
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