Remote Lights-Out Mgmt (iLO 2, iLO, RILOE II) Forum
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 

ks.cfg not found on virtual media

Occasional Visitor

ks.cfg not found on virtual media

Background: using AS2.1 U2, DL360 G3, bootnet floppy image with a ks.cfg file. Bootnet floppy image with ks.cfg file operates as expected when a physical floppy diskette is used.
Problem: use the same image via the iLO virtual media, yields the error "/tmp/ks.cfg not found" and the load fails. Where have I gone wrong?

Thank you.
3 REPLIES
Honored Contributor

Re: ks.cfg not found on virtual media

Google "virtual floppy" bootnet ilo and you will find: http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/linux/installnotes-bl.html which has the "Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) Virtual Floppy Installation Addendums"
Occasional Visitor

Re: ks.cfg not found on virtual media

David,
Thank you for the link to the BL documentation. It was helpful.
I will be severely disappointed if the answer ends up being "it's not supported".

Additional information on the problem:
When there is no ks.cfg file, the virtual floppy works, allowing a manual installation.

Thank you,
Tom
Occasional Visitor

Re: ks.cfg not found on virtual media

Problem workaround:

Use a DHCP server for addressing and
move the ks.cfg to a NFS server. Boot the virtual floppy and at the boot prompt type:

linux ks=nfs:{your kickstart host}:/{your path kickstart cfg}/{your ks.cfg file}

Thank you,
Tom
//Add this to "OnDomLoad" event