[CentOS] USB DVD drive disappearing during kickstart install.

Alex Tang altitude at funkware.com
Thu Sep 18 14:21:57 UTC 2008



Mogens Kjaer wrote:
> Alex Tang wrote:
> ...
>   
>> Note that the original boot occurred of the DVD drive (i got past the
>> isolinux screen), so it's at least working in the beginning to get that
>> far.
>>     
>
> The first reading of the DVD is done by the bios, not the linux kernel.
>   

OK, i didn't know that.
> Can't you do a PXE based install?
>   

Unfortunately, no. i can't. I sometimes have to do this at places where 
i don't have the network infrastructure to do a pxe boot.

Thanks Mogens. Any other ideas. :)

...alex...



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