upgrade from CentOS-3 to 4 with apt (Re: [CentOS] kbd remove error)

Thu Apr 21 11:26:44 UTC 2005
Mark Quitoriano <markquitoriano at gmail.com>

hmmm... i'll try that first with a testing pc. anyway this is so Out
of TOPIC already i was asking about kbd error in my original post.

On 4/21/05, Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb17 at duke.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 at 5:56pm, Mark Quitoriano wrote
> > the problem is i don't have physical access to the server so i can
> > only upgrade it by apt-get.
> >
> That's not true.  Grab the vmlinuz and initrd.img from images/pxeboot, put
> them in /boot, and put an entry in /boot/grub/grub.conf that looks
> something like this:
> title reinstall
>         root (hd0,0)
>         kernel /boot/vmlinuz ks=hd:hda1:/ks.cfg ksdevice=eth0 ip=$IPADDRESS dns=$DNS_SERVER
>         initrd /boot/initrd.img
> Then, put a kickstart file in /, make that entry the default, and reboot
> the system.  Wait a bit, and then ssh into the freshly installed system.
> Without physical access, obviously, test your ks.cfg file well.
> --
> Joshua Baker-LePain
> Department of Biomedical Engineering
> Duke University
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Mark Quitoriano, CCNA