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Sundlin
April 23rd, 2008, 12:47 PM
Hi all
To start with i'm useing Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop Edition
I need some help sorting out how to make unattended installation properly with kickstart
I got the kickstart file like it should (i think), I used the system-config-kickstart package to create it

The problem is that my installer ignores the kickstart file
when the installer-boot starts I hit F6 to get the command line and type:
ks=cdrom:/ks/ks.cfg file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.gz quiet –
or
ks=http://10.0.0.169/ubuntu/ks.cfg file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.gz quiet –

non of them works, it just starts the live CD

I would love some help with this matter, how to write the boot commands or if it’s something else I may have done wrong.

*edit* some typos

Regards
Mikael

Sundlin
April 25th, 2008, 08:24 AM
I have not found any solution yet, anyone that can help me?

Sundlin
May 14th, 2008, 08:46 AM
bump :popcorn:

Partyboi2
May 14th, 2008, 10:08 AM
reading the help file its says:

After saving the file, create a boot diskette from boot.img for CD-ROM installations or bootnet.img for network installations. Copy the kickstart file (ks.cfg) on the boot diskette. Boot from the diskette and type linux ks=floppy to start the kickstart installation.

jasoncusick
May 28th, 2008, 08:32 PM
Hi all
To start with i'm useing Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop Edition
I need some help sorting out how to make unattended installation properly with kickstart
I got the kickstart file like it should (i think), I used the system-config-kickstart package to create it

The problem is that my installer ignores the kickstart file
when the installer-boot starts I hit F6 to get the command line and type:
ks=cdrom:/ks/ks.cfg file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.gz quiet
or
ks=http://10.0.0.169/ubuntu/ks.cfg file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.gz quiet

non of them works, it just starts the live CD

I would love some help with this matter, how to write the boot commands or if its something else I may have done wrong.

*edit* some typos

Regards
Mikael


You can't use the Desktop Edition to kickstart you need to use the alternate image.

Use the following for guidance:


http://ubuntu-tutorials.com/2007/10/08/how-to-install-ubuntu-locally-over-the-network/

brucewagner
April 18th, 2010, 09:31 AM
@Sundlin Did you ever get this to work?