[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: hppa on a 742

On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 10:39:13AM +0200, Martin.Tuerk@alcan.com wrote:
> ./palo/palo -f /dev/null  -b iplboot -k /home/cvs/parisc/linux/vmlinux \
>  -c "0/vmlinux HOME=/ TERM=linux root=/dev/sda3 ip=bootp " \
>         -s lifimage
> What would be the entry to make the system boot diskless?
> root=/dev/nfs
> nfsroot=IP-Adress:/mountpoint
> is what I got from the palo documantation, let alone that gets me a
> screming kernel not finding a root filesystem.

Come now.. you can give a better bug report than that.  The palo Makefile

    root=/dev/nfs nfsroot= ip=bootp

so the problem may be in your server configuration.

> The main reason why I want to boot the box diskless is that the kernel
> has trouble with the scsi interface on the 742, it only runs stable to the
> point it wants to do the first scsi reset, then it crashes, which is
> painful, because I need to attach the disk to my 715 to check the
> filesystem again.  A filesystem check with an unclean disk on the 742
> is not possible, because of that scsi reset bug.

That's kind of hard to diagnose and fix without hardware.  You might have
to try fixing it yourself.

Revolutions do not require corporate support.

Reply to: