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Old 02-28-2011, 04:09 PM
Mike McGrath
 
Default BFO config problem causes annoying "retry" messages (with easy fix)

On Mon, 28 Feb 2011, Matt_Domsch@Dell.com wrote:

> Is it in fedora-web?
>

It's in the fedora-infrastructure repo

-Mike

> --
> Matt Domsch
> Technology Strategist
> Dell | Office of the CTO
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: infrastructure-bounces@lists.fedoraproject.org [mailto:infrastructure-bounces@lists.fedoraproject.org] On Behalf Of Kevin Fenzi
> Sent: Monday, February 28, 2011 10:32 AM
> To: Fedora Infrastructure
> Subject: Re: BFO config problem causes annoying "retry" messages (with easy fix)
>
> On Mon, 28 Feb 2011 08:56:07 -0600
> <Matt_Domsch@Dell.com> wrote:
>
> > Is this worth changing during freeze? I'd think so... +1 from me.
>
> Yeah, I would agree. +1 here too.
>
> I looked around for the config for this in puppet the other day and didn't see it. Is it not puppetized?
> --
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Will Woods [mailto:wwoods@redhat.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, February 27, 2011 4:49 PM
> > To: admin@fedoraproject.org
> > Subject: BFO config problem causes annoying "retry" messages (with
> > easy fix)
> >
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > As detailed in https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=656076 the
> > pxelinux config used by boot.fedoraproject.org causes annoying
> > repeated "retry" messages during BFO installs.
> >
> > The problem is that bfo/pxelinux.cfg/fedora_install.conf specifies
> > 'method=http://download.fedoraproject.org/...' as a boot argument.
> > This overrides the yum repo files that are used in the installer in
> > Fedora 13 and later - so we don't get to use the normal mirrorlists.
> >
> > The fix is really easy. Just change
> > bfo/pxelinux.cfg/fedora_install.conf as follows:
> >
> > For Fedora 13 and 14, change:
> > append method=http://[...]/os/
> > to:
> > append stage2=http://[...]/os/images/install.img
> >
> > When you add Fedora 15 Alpha (or later), leave off the "append method"
> > line altogether. (Fedora 15 has stage2 already inside the initrd.)
> >
> > This won't work for Fedora 12, but oh well.
> >
> > Hope this helps. Please contact me if you need any more info.
> >
> > -w
> >
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