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Re: [suse-autoinstall] Installation-CD does not install kernel and initrd!
  • From: Anas Nashif <nashif@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 17:11:47 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <20021115171105.GB14661@xxxxxxx>
* Erik Soyez <soyez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [Nov 14. 2002 13:19]:
>
> Hi there,
>
> I just created an Auto-Installation CD using AutoYast2 (SuSE-8.1). This
> seemed to be a great option for our customer to quickly reinstall his
> server in case of failure.
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> # rpm -qa | grep autoy
> autoyast2-installation-2.6.38-1
> autoyast2-2.6.38-1
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> After installing the software packages, AutoYast says "18 packages
> returned an error". It does not show any details - the detailed list
> button shows an empty page.

This happens if you created a faulty package dabatase. Please make sure
/usr/share/autoinstall/EXTRA_PROV is available when you create the database.

>
> Then it says something about having problems writing the boot record and
> gives a kernel panic when trying to boot the installed system.
>
> Starting a rescue system shows that no kernel or initrd gets installed
> under '/boot'.
>
> With the netork installation this problem could be solved including:
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> <install>
> <general>
> <mode><confirm config:type="boolean">false</confirm></mode>
> ....
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------

Did you update the root image? It seems you still have the old packages in the
root image (inst-sys)


Anas
>
> Why does this not work with a CD? Please help me, this is urgent!
>
> Thanks, Erik.
>
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