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Every change to the server IP MUST be reflected into the plugin's menu file.
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Scientific Linux 6.2
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https://www.scientificlinux.org/

Information

ERPXE Module

  • Name: - Scientific Linux
  • Version: 6.2

Plugin type

Plugin type
Scientific Linux Anti-Virus Deployment Diagnostics OS Installation Live Media Recovery Tools
No No No Yes No No

Plugin Requirments

Plugin Requirments
Scientific Linux CIFS HTTP Internet NFS Linux OS Windows OS
No Optional Optional Optional Yes Yes

Screen Shots

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Special Information

Scientific Linux (SL) is a Linux distribution produced by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

It is a free and open source operating system based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and aims to be "as close to the commercial enterprise distribution as we can get it."

Linux Installation Instructions

Download scilinux6-XXX.tar.gz to /

https://sourceforge.net/projects/erpxe/files/plugins/

extract scilinux6-XXX.tar.gz file:

tar -xvzf scilinux6-XXX.tar.gz

Download Scientific Linux 6.2 ISO Latest Version to /mnt/ :

https://www.scientificlinux.org/download

Mount ISO file to temporary location (/mnt/cdrom/)

mkdir /mnt/cdrom/
mount -o loop /mnt/SL-62-ARCH-2012-02-06-Everything-DVD1.iso /mnt/cdrom/

Scientific Linux x86: Copy initrd.img , vmlinuz and the entire ISO to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)

cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/vmlinuz /tftpboot/er/plugins/scilinux/i386/vmlinuz
cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/initrd.img /tftpboot/er/plugins/scilinux/i386/initrd.img
cp -R /mnt/cdrom/* /tftpboot/er/shares/scilinux/i386/

Scientific Linux x64: Copy initrd.img , vmlinuz and the entire ISO to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)

cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/vmlinuz /tftpboot/er/plugins/scilinux/x86_64/vmlinuz
cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/initrd.img /tftpboot/er/plugins/scilinux/x86_64/initrd.img
cp -R /mnt/cdrom/* /tftpboot/er/shares/scilinux/x86_64/

Verify files with filelist.txt in each folder.

All Done!