[Bug 1575652] Re: PXE install prefixes /cdrom to squashfs location, fails to find it
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Wed May 25 22:22:37 UTC 2016
This bug was fixed in the package live-installer - 51ubuntu3
live-installer (51ubuntu3) yakkety; urgency=medium
* Don't impose a prefix on places paths that are already URIs. (LP:
-- Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <cyphermox at ubuntu.com> Wed, 25 May 2016
** Changed in: live-installer (Ubuntu Yakkety)
Status: Triaged => Fix Released
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PXE install prefixes /cdrom to squashfs location, fails to find it
Status in live-installer package in Ubuntu:
Status in live-installer source package in Xenial:
Status in live-installer source package in Yakkety:
Attempting to use PXE to install 16.04 results in an error dialog that
states "The failing step is: Install the system". Checking syslog
shows that it has prefixed the URL to the filesystem.squashfs with
"/cdrom" and failed to find the file.
base-installer: info: Downloading
Setting the path to the filesystem.squashfs by either the "append"
option in the PXE default file, or as a preseed option in the
kickstart file both have the same result.
My PXE menu option:
LABEL Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop
MENU LABEL Xenial 16.04 Desktop
append vga=normal ks=http://192.168.1.251/ks-1604-64-desktop.cfg initrd=1604/ubuntu-installer/amd64/initrd.gz live-installer/net-image=http://192.168.1.251/ubuntu-1604.amd64/install/filesystem.squashfs biosdevname=0
I found a changelog for live-installer 51ubuntu1 dated 4/18/16 that
states it strips /cdrom/ prefix from all places, but this does not
appear to be happening. The log line points to base-installer rather
than live-installer as the cause.
This is from the 16.04 server release ISO, running base-installer_1.158ubuntu2_amd64 and live-installer_51ubuntu2_amd64
I would expect that locating the live-installer filesystem.squashfs
would not prefix the specified URL with /cdrom. Previous versions of
Ubuntu did not do this.
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