Re: Diskless Sparc Clients, We Need -DNFSROOT
Well since its a Sparcbook it needs 2.2.x kernel for the console to work
(openprom console support). I heard the 2.2.x dont have NFSROOT.
On 31 Jul 1999, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> The devil himself <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > After making NetBSD/OpenBSD diskless setups here for my Tadpole laptop I
> > decided to try and setup a diskless Linux setup as well, Debian was a good
> > choice since it even had a diskless install program that was quite krad.
> > Anyway, i got through the install everything went fine. The problem
> > arises when you try and boot the system with the kernel images provided on
> > debian.org, none of them have nfsroot support! Not having any Linux Sparc
> > boxes to build a kernel on I am kinda in the dark.
> That's very odd. I thought esp the TFTP images provided in the
> standard location has NFSROOT support, at least they are supposed to.
> Are you sure they don't? Were you trying the 2.0.x series kernels or
> the 2.2.x ones ?
> .....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>