[rear-users] Question on PXE output/config
gratien.dhaese at it3.be
Wed Mar 25 17:13:41 CET 2015
good catch. Please create an issue for this as PXE behavior was a bit
changed for the integration with DRLM (drlm.org). They provided a patch,
but apparently something crucial was missing. Or perhaps, we missed it
it during the integration - I cannot tell anymore.
It must be patches (the hostname should be added).
On Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:26:32 +0100, Werner Flamme
<werner.flamme at ufz.de> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I installed rear 1.17.0 on my SLES 12 VM named vsaps12 and executed
> "rear mkrescue".
> 3 lines from my /etc/rear/site.conf:
> The output of "rear dump" includes:
> Output to PXE
> PXE_CONFIG_PATH =
> PXE_CONFIG_PREFIX = rear-
> PXE_CREATE_LINKS = MAC
> PXE_REMOVE_OLD_LINKS =
> PXE_TFTP_PATH = /clusterdisk/srv/tftpboot/sap
> PXE_TFTP_PREFIX = vsaps12.
> RESULT_MAILTO =
> So I expect the output in the $PXE_TFTP_PATH directory, and there it
> But when I look at pxelinux.cfg/rear-vsaps12, I see the lines
> label rear
> kernel vsaps12/vsaps12.kernel
> append initrd=vsaps12/vsaps12.initrd.cgz root=/dev/ram0
> vga=normal rw selinux=0 console=ttyS0,9600 console=ttyS1,9600
> Hm, why that? There is no directory vsaps12/, and the file has been
> stored correctly into the sap/ directory. Is this a bug or a feature?
> BTW, this is not specific for SLES 12. My SLES 11 SP3 boxes create
> same config with "kernel = $(hostname)/$(hostname).kernel" ...
> I think it was nice if either
> a) rear writes down the correct directory name in the config or
> b) symlinks the directory where the files are put to the directory
> is written in the pxe config ;)
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