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Dialog on a feature of netboot=nfs:// cifs:// http:// https://


> On 25/05/07, RJ Ent. <rjent at rjent.pair.com> wrote:
>> Yes on the NFS and CIFS, I was just wanting to consolidate the syntax on
>> the boot param. I think it is  netboot=nfs nfsroot=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:/path
>> now and I would like it to be netbooot=nfs://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:/path ,
>> combine the two parameters. Then I would like to add the ability to
>> mount
>> filesystems of http:// and https:// .
> I would encourage you to read "Documentation/nfsroot.txt" from the
> Linux source tree... I consider that the definitive documentation
> about kernel command lines to boot a machine from NFS. I would
> encourage all "early userspace" implementations to adhere to that doc
> as closely as possible... and at least be backwards compatable with
> it!

Yes that seems reasonable. I just suggested the idea for clear
versatility. I will read the doc to get a better understanding.

> Oh and my old post is here:
> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/debian-live-devel/2007-February/000871.html

Cool and thx!

> Alex

RJEnt. - Linux Solutions & Consulting

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