Bug#550429: kfreebsd-7: add BOOTP kernel options for NFS Root support
On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 05:24:56PM -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> Package: kfreebsd-7
> Version: 7.2-9
> Severity: wishlist
> please consider adding the BOOTP, BOOTP_COMPAT, BOOTP_NFSROOT and BOOTP_NFSV3
> options to the kernel configurations. without the above defined options, it
> requires a bootloader to set a laundry list of variables (including ip,
> netmask, hwaddr and worst of all, an NFS handle) in order to use the NFS_ROOT
> features already present in the default kernels.
> the only bootloader i've found that supports all of them is FreeBSD's
> loader/pxeldr/pxeboot... which is not yet present in Debian.
> i believe the following options added to the 486 kernel, if not the other ones
> as well, would at least make it easier to test NFS_ROOT on Debian GNU/kFreeBSD
> using grub2, and shouldn't change the default behavior in most cases.
Thanks, I have committed that to the SVN, it will be in the next upload.
Aurelien Jarno GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73