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authorJack Reed <jreed@redhat.com>2012-11-09 03:44:56 (GMT)
committerJack Reed <jreed@redhat.com>2012-11-09 03:44:56 (GMT)
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Updating network settings boot option
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<section id="sn-boot-options-network">
<title>Specifying the Network Settings</title>
<para>
- Normally, <application>anaconda</application> prompts you to configure a network interface if one is needed during installation. However, if your network cannot be configured automatically via DHCP and you need a network connection from the beginning of the installation, you can provide network settings with options at the <prompt>boot:</prompt> prompt. Such a connection may be required if you need to access an <filename>updates.img</filename> or kickstart file over a network, for example.
+ Normally, <application>anaconda</application> prompts you to configure a network interface if one is needed during installation. However, if your network cannot be configured automatically via DHCP and you need a network connection from the beginning of the installation, you can provide network settings with the <option>ip</option> option at the <prompt>boot:</prompt> prompt. Such a connection may be required if you need to access an <filename>updates.img</filename> or kickstart file over a network, for example.
</para>
<para>
- The available network configuration boot options include:
- </para>
+ The syntax of the <option>ip</option> boot option is:
+ </para>
+ <screen><userinput>linux ip=<replaceable>&lt;ipaddress&gt;</replaceable>:[<replaceable>&lt;dnsserver&gt;</replaceable>]:<replaceable>&lt;gateway&gt;</replaceable>:<replaceable>&lt;netmask&gt;</replaceable>:<replaceable>&lt;hostname&gt;</replaceable>:<replaceable>&lt;network-interface&gt;</replaceable>:{off|on|dhcp6|auto6}</userinput></screen>
+ <para>
+ The final value enables you to set DHCP or automatic network configuration for the installed system, even if such configuration is unavailable or undesired at the start of the installation. The available options are:
+ </para>
+
<variablelist>
- <varlistentry>
- <term><option>ip</option></term>
- <listitem>
- <para>
- the IP address for system
- </para>
- </listitem>
- </varlistentry>
- <varlistentry>
- <term><option>netmask</option></term>
- <listitem>
- <para>
- the netmask for the system
- </para>
- </listitem>
- </varlistentry>
- <varlistentry>
- <term><option>gateway</option></term>
- <listitem>
- <para>
- the IP address of the network gateway
- </para>
- </listitem>
- </varlistentry>
- <varlistentry>
- <term><option>dns</option></term>
- <listitem>
- <para>
- the IP address of the network DNS server
- </para>
- </listitem>
- </varlistentry>
- <varlistentry>
- <term><option>ksdevice</option></term>
- <listitem>
- <para>
- the network device to use with these settings
- </para>
- </listitem>
- </varlistentry>
- </variablelist>
+ <varlistentry>
+ <term>off</term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>
+ Specifies static network configuration.
+ </para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+
+ <varlistentry>
+ <term>on</term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>
+ Specifies DHCP IPv4 configuration.
+ </para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+
+ <varlistentry>
+ <term>dhcp6</term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>
+ Specifies DHCP IPv6 configuration.
+ </para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+
+ <varlistentry>
+ <term>auto6</term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>
+ Specifies automatic IPv6 configuration.
+ </para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+
+ </variablelist>
+
<para>
- This example configures the network settings for an installation system that uses the IP address <systemitem class="ipaddress">192.168.1.10</systemitem> for interface <systemitem>eth0</systemitem>:
+ The following example configures static network settings for an installation system that uses the IP address <systemitem class="ipaddress">192.168.1.10</systemitem> and hostname <systemitem>server1</systemitem> for network interface <systemitem>eth0</systemitem> where the gateway is <systemitem>192.168.1.1</systemitem> and the netmask is <systemitem>255.255.255.0</systemitem>:
</para>
-<screen><userinput>linux ip=192.168.1.10 netmask=255.255.255.0 gateway=192.168.1.1 dns=192.168.1.3 ksdevice=eth0</userinput></screen>
+<screen><userinput>linux ip=192.168.1.10:192.168.1.1:255.255.255.0:server1:eth0:off</userinput></screen>
<para>
If you specify the network configuration and network device at the <prompt>boot:</prompt> prompt, these settings are used for the installation process and the <guilabel>Networking Devices</guilabel> and <guilabel>Configure TCP/IP</guilabel> dialogs do not appear.
</para>