Re: NFS root and initrd
Adam C Powell IV <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 19:06, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> > > Searched a bit, and people seem to think this happens when devfs isn't
> > > mounted. But /dev is mounted with devfs. Any idea what else it could
> > > be? Or is cheating with pivot_root to get NFS root on a non-NFS-root
> > > kernel just never going to work?
> > >
> > > One other thing: /initrd/var won't unmount because it's busy, presumably
> > > with dhclient and/or mount stuff. Perhaps this is interfering?
> > Don't use devfs. Your life will be happier. Any particular reason for
> > using devfs?
> Never mind, with some searching, got it working for any stock Debian
> kernel-image package, with devfs, with the network driver as a module.
> There's no need to compile a kernel any more to boot nfs-root, and it
> works well with the diskless package.
> I'll post details later. Not tested with 2.6.
I'd be interested in these. And whether you are using initrd, which
we also use.
> Thanks for the help,
> -Adam P.
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