[CentOS] kickstart - how do I specify I20_block driver

Matt Hyclak hyclak at math.ohiou.edu
Fri Mar 23 18:49:54 UTC 2007


On Fri, Mar 23, 2007 at 11:46:10AM -0800, Karl R. Balsmeier enlightened us:
> I have alot of kickstart and scripting going on as I provision lots of 
> machines, and every now and then I run into a pesky machine or three 
> that's still got that Adeptec zero-channel RAID card sitting on the 
> board.  Normally I like to rip it our and throw something more robust 
> in, but if it's a cache machine or whatever, I leave it in.
> 
> It makes my kickstart file useless until I ask you, the list, how do I 
> edit the kickstart file to tell the installer to add this driver and use 
> it.  If I don't, I get an error that says roughly "no suitable disk 
> devices found to install on".
> 
> i'm calling kickstart like this (thanks to Joshua-Baker LePain's advice 
> a while back)
> 
> linux ks=http://192.168.my.webserver/serverx.ks ip=192.168.whatever.ip 
> netmask=255.255.255.248 gateway=192.168.x.1 dns=my.dns.server.ip
> 
> Is there a section I should edit just before this disks in the kickstart 
> file are called to call and use the i20_block driver, or do I pass it as 
> a parameter at the kickstart command line?
> 

You can likely do it with a driver disk (dd=... argument to anaconda) and a
device scsi .... section in your kickstart file.

Matt

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Matt Hyclak
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