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Bug#80862: boot-floppies: I can't mount an NFS share as my root fs

>>>>> " " == idalton  <idalton@ferret.phonewave.net> writes:

     > On Mon, Jan 01, 2001 at 04:03:44AM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
    >> <idalton@ferret.phonewave.net> writes:
    >> > Package: boot-floppies > Version: > Severity:
    >> normal > > I'm trying to install an NFS root/diskless system.
    >> > > I get the network configured, then I select 'mount a >
    >> previously-initialised partition', and then I select 'nfs'
    >> (which is the > only option listed). And then I get dumped to
    >> the main menu without > anything asking about my NFS server and
    >> path.  > > I'm booting with the 'debug verbose' options set,
    >> and there are no > messages in the log at this point.
    >> Is dbootstrap seg faulting?  Init should say something.
    >> It's hard for me to test this, unfortunately.

     > The only message that appears is the one saying there isn't a
     > /lib/modules/<foo>/modules.dep, which appears on the console
     > and gets overwritten by the dialogs.

     > Say, might NFS support have been disabled at some point?

Have a look weather the nfs.o module gets loaded and if no, if its
loadable by insmod.


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