Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 kickstart installation fails to create initrd.img onto iSCSI target iBFT (with iPXE)

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • While trying to kickstart install RHEL5.3 onto iSCSI target (NetApp) with iPXE as software emulation for iBFT, the kernel installation doesn't complete successfully and in the install.log, the following error can be seen.
Installing kernel-2.6.18-128.el5.x86_64.rpm
iscsiadm: No records found
iscsiadm: No records found
iscsiadm: No records found
iscsiadm: No records found

mkinitrd failed
scriptlet ... . . failed . .. 

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3
  • iSCSI target iBFT (with iPXE)

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