[CentOS] Re: netboot, vnc and no keyboard/mouse/monitor

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Jun 9 20:55:12 UTC 2008


on 6-9-2008 12:55 PM dnk spake the following:
> hey guys,
> 
> I just created a custom netboot cd, that launches and loads from a http 
> source, but connects to a vnc listening viewer. All in all, not hard to 
> do, but what is different with this one is that it skips the media 
> check, has no prompts and allows you to start the install on a machine 
> that has no keyboard/mouse/monitor. Was handy for me as when i have some 
> boxes to load, I just plug in power and ethernet in the corner (or where 
> ever I have room) and go through the install.
> 
> I know it also works with a cd as a source (if you use it from cd 1), 
> and assume it would also work with a DVD (have not tested yet).
> 
> If you would like it, I can add to the wiki if anyone would like it.
> 
> DNK
Please add this, as I never could get the media check skipped on a local CD 
install without a kickstart file.


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