[CentOS] PXE Install CentOS-4.1

John Newbigin jnewbigin at ict.swin.edu.au
Sun Sep 18 23:48:02 UTC 2005

Sebastian Schubert wrote:

 > please post your kickstart and your pxelinux conf :)

label 4
   kernel centos-4-i386/vmlinuz
   append initrd=centos-4-i386/initrd.img ramdisk_size=10000 
ks=http://csg.it.swin.edu.au/livecsg/scripts/ks-centos4.php ksdev=eth0

ks url returns:
url --url 
lang en_US.UTF-8
keyboard us
network --bootproto=dhcp --device=eth0

And you can check the install files here:

The files were copied from CDs 1-4.

I use this same setup for CentOS-3 and it works as expected.


> On Fri, 2005-09-16 at 10:48 +1000, John Newbigin wrote:
>>I am setting up CentOS-4.1 so I can install it via PXE Boot.  I have 
>>everything working except the only packages available for selection is 
>>the Minimal set.  The other groups are grayed out and can't be selected.
>>Any ideas?
>>I have also discovered that anaconda does not follow http redirects 
>>which is a bit annoying.

John Newbigin
Computer Systems Officer
Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia

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