Bug#80862: boot-floppies: I can't mount an NFS share as my root fs
>>>>> " " == idalton <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Jan 01, 2001 at 04:03:44AM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
>> <email@example.com> writes:
>> > Package: boot-floppies > Version: 220.127.116.11.1 > 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.