Kickstart installation of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 with NFS returns error code: 32

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0


Kickstart file refering to a NFS drive as installation source fails with :

13:15:21,498 INFO program: Running... mount -t nfs -o,nolock /data/ins-trees/rhel-server-7.0-x86_64/:ro /mnt/install/source
13:15:21,888 INFO program: mount.nfs: Failed to resolve server /data/ins-trees/rhel-server-7.0-x86_64/: Name or service not known
13:15:21,888 DEBUG program: Return code: 32


Edit your kickstart file and remove the --opts argument

Root Cause

NFS settings has "--opts" set as argument:

nfs --server= --dir=/data/ins-trees/rhel-server-7.0-x86_64/ --opts=ro

A private BZ has been opened for this issue : BZ #1121008

Anaconda does a wrong interpretation of the NFS parameters :

",nolock"  => considered as options
/ks/rhel-7/ISO/image => considered as server
ro : considered as folder

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