[CentOS] kickstart problems

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Tue Sep 2 15:44:14 UTC 2008


Paolo Supino wrote:

>   It's a nice thing and I thought of doing it, but it's impractical and here
> is why: I have 42 systems in this cabinet. Each system as 4 NICs and I only
> have 1 48 port switch. If I had the additional switches to stack I would
> have done it a long time ago (and I would have sniffed the network to see
> where the heck it sending the packets). I checked all the systems that did
> install successfully (right now stands at 29) and in all of them the MAC
> address of NIC0 matches the MAC address for eth0 in Linux (which makes sense
> otherwise the install would have hung up).

I think you misunderstood.

Do it once, so you can see which NIC(s) are actually being used.

Then adjust the kickstart config(if needed) to specify the NIC(s)
you want to use.

nate



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