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Re: [suse-autoinstall] Bootloader problems
  • From: Anas Nashif <nashif@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 15:01:42 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <20021114150058.GC24449@xxxxxxx>
* Rasmus Borup Hansen <rbh@xxxxxxxxxx> [Nov 14. 2002 15:46]:
> Anas Nashif writes:
> > * Rasmus Borup Hansen <rbh@xxxxxxxxxx> [Nov 14. 2002 15:38]:
> > > Hi! I recently got autoinstall to work, and yesterday I started
> > > experimenting with integrating the latest updates into the
> > > installation tree with my own scripts. Then things stopped to
> > > work. After installing the packages I get an error saying that 26 (or
> > > so) packages failed to install. Then, during bootloader installation,
> > > I get the following error:
> > >
> > > /sbin/mk_initrd: line 399: /dev/fd/62: No such file or directory no
> > > '/' mountpoint specified in //etc/fstab. sed: Couldn't close {standard
> > > output}
> > >
> > > This morning I deleted my installation tree on my nfs-server, copied
> > > everything from the cd's and ran "create_package_descr". Still the
> > > same problem. I also tried updating just "autoyast2" and
> > > "autoyast2-installation".
> > >
> > > Any ideas? My control file is at
> >
> > Let me guess,
> > Do you have /usr/share/autoinstall/EXTRA_PROV on the server where you run
> > create_package_descr
>
> No, the server is a Suse 7.3. The first time I got autoinstall to
> work, I used the FTP-version, so I didn't need to run
> "create_package_descr". Do I need any other files on the NFS server?

Please copy /usr/share/autoinstall/EXTRA_PROV from a 8.1 system to the server.
In the next update version I will make create_package_descr abort, ifthis file is not found..


Anas
>
> Thanks,
>
> Rasmus
>
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