diskless computer doesn't mount NFS-Root

diskless computer doesn't mount NFS-Root

Post by Marcel Steinba » Wed, 14 Apr 1999 04:00:00

i have set up a computer with a disk-drive and wanted to boot via etherboot.
but everytime i try to boot the computer via etherboot, it can't mount the
"NFS-Server xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx not found!" or something like that. i have
initialized the network card and the network connection works fine (tried on

1. NFS-Root: says OK but doesn't mount

Hi everybody,

  i have been trying for several hours to get NFS-Root.  Everythig seems OK
but nothing happens:

    Root-NFS: Got file handler for /clients/pcgn2 via RPC
    VFS: Mounted root (nfs filesystem).

at this moment it hangs and I don't really know where to look to diagnose the
problem. On the server side only sbin/init gets read (ls -lu /clients/pcgun).
NOT lib/* NOT etc/ld.so.cache. The CPU load increases and top says rpc.nfsd is
responsible for that.

Anybody has a hint? Does anybody know how init finds where are the libs?

Thanks in advance


Sandro Dentella *:-)


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