Archive for 'Linux Kickstart'

Kickstart servers with multiple network interfaces

I attempted to kickstart a server this week with multiple network interfaces, and received an anaconda error stating that it couldn’t find the kickstart configuration file. After a bit of debugging, I noticed that the host kickstarted from one of the interfaces on PCI bus 2, but Anaconda was attempting to use the interface on […]

Debugging kickstart issues

Kickstart is used by numerous organizations to automate Redhat, Fedora and CentOS installations, and has numerous options to control the provisioning process. One thing I really dig about kickstart is the logging that occurs to tty2, tty3 and tty4. This information is useful for debugging build issues, since the last messages usually indicate where a […]