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Old 02-04-2008, 12:44 PM
"Waller, Darrick J (US SSA)"
 
Default Changing items in/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/{MACADDRESS}

IIRC, you can also do ksdevice=link, and it will pick whichever network
interface is live.

-Darrick

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From: et-mgmt-tools-bounces@redhat.com
[mailto:et-mgmt-tools-bounces@redhat.com] On Behalf Of Sandor W. Sklar
Sent: Saturday, February 02, 2008 11:59 PM
To: Fedora/Linux Management Tools
Subject: Re: [et-mgmt-tools] Changing items
in/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/{MACADDRESS}

Sorry for responding to my own question, but I figured it out.

Setting --kopts="ksdevice=eth2" does work, but ONLY if you also
specify the MAC address when you add the system.

-s-

On Feb 1, 2008, at 5:35 PM, Sandor W. Sklar wrote:

>
> We've got a bunch of Sun X4200 M2 systems, and on these systems, the
> device physically labeled "NET0" actually comes up as eth2, when
> booted from any RH-like operating system.
>
> My problem is I can't determine a way of changing this value in the /
> tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/MA:CAD:RE:SS file that gets generated by
> cobbler. I wind up with an entry like ...
>
> append ksdevice=eth0 lang= console=ttyS0,9600n8 text
> syslog=xxxxx.xxxx.xxx:25150 kssendmac initrd=/images/rhel5Server-
> x86_64/initrd.img
ks=http://xxxxx.xxxx.xxx/cblr/kickstarts_sys/xxxxx.xxx.xxx/ks.cfg
>
> I don't want to change the "default" file in there, because for most
> of my systems, eth0 is the right device. I tried setting --
> kopts="ksdevice=eth2" but that didn't make a difference in the
> pxelinux.cfg/... file.
>
> Am I missing something obvious? Thanks,
>
> -s-
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Old 02-04-2008, 03:11 PM
"Sandor W. Sklar"
 
Default Changing items in/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/{MACADDRESS}

On Feb 4, 2008, at 5:44 AM, Waller, Darrick J (US SSA) wrote:

IIRC, you can also do ksdevice=link, and it will pick whichever
network

interface is live.


Oh, that would be totally excellent. I'll try that out, thanks!

-s-

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