Re: m68k boot-floppies ready
Is this still a problem?
Does it only occur when mounting NFS volumes? I haven't seen this
Richard Hirst <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 09:19:40AM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > > > Dropped in to a shell, did "mkdir /target/boot", and then it would
> > > > > mount it OK.
> > > >
> > > > Oops - are any other mount points (like /usr/) actually created when
> > > > necessary?
> > >
> > > Nope :-( /usr gives "Mount failed: No such file or directory" also.
> > > Is this just me, or has no-one else installed to more than one partition?
> > I sure haven't, for lack of a big scratch disk. I'll schlepp my SCSI disk
> > to the lab these days and give it a fresh try.
> > BTW: the /instmnt/ should be a directory on your ram disk, and that's
> > where the NFS filesystem is mounted on if you get the files via NFS. I
> > assume even the NFS-only install first boots a ramdisk?
> Yes, that is how it works. Nothing is really broken, it's just that
> it asks for a path on the server, but expects you to give the full
> path as viewed from the local machine, starting with /instmnt/...
> The dialog could be worded better, or it could add /instmnt/ to the
> front of whatever you enter automatically, but it is no big deal.
> > If you unpacked the ramdisk to a NFS filesystem and use NFSRoot
> > (bypassing the need for a ramdisk), things might look different depending
> > on where on the NFS root filesystem you put the install files.
> Havn't investigated that, don't think it is an option on VME.
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