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PROBLEM: NFS Install Cannot Access Remote DVD Drive



By: Harold Stevens

February 2, 2006 12:00 am

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Applies to:

  • SUSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE Linux Professional 9.2-9.3
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9

PROBLEM: 10.0 NFS net install could not access remote DVD drive (exits install setup: “Permission Denied”).

Apparently maybe an authentication issue when using local login authentication on each net node.

SOLUTION: Use 10.0 FTP instead of NFS net install, and make sure it’s user authenticated (NOT anonymous) FTP.

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Disclaimer: As with everything else at SUSE Conversations, this content is definitely not supported by SUSE (so don't even think of calling Support if you try something and it blows up).  It was contributed by a community member and is published "as is." It seems to have worked for at least one person, and might work for you. But please be sure to test, test, test before you do anything drastic with it.

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