PXEboot installation of Fedora-8?
maximilianbianco at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 03:50:42 UTC 2008
Timothy Murphy wrote:
> max wrote:
>>> Has anyone successfully installed Fedora-8 by PXE?
>>> I get the error
>>> "Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)
>>> for repository anaconda-base-200711021053.i386".
>>> Any suggestions or elucidation welcome.
>> Are you using cobbler?
> I saw some mention of cobbler, but I didn't pursue it,
> as I didn't see any clear description of what it did.
> I spent some time - maybe 4 hours - trying to get PXEboot to work.
> But I didn't succeed.
> The nearest I got ended with the error above.
> I was rather disappointed with PXEboot.
> There didn't seem any recent documentation,
> and much of the documentation there was seemed to me ambiguous,
> or else it assumed knowledge I didn't have.
> The PXEboot instructions in the Fedora-8 Installation Guide
> seemed to me completely useless.
> I wasn't convinced the person who wrote them
> had ever actually tried what he was describing.
> My client laptop, and the tftp server seemed to work perfectly -
> it was after that, while actually trying to install Fedora-8,
> that the problems arose.
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