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Re: apparent failure to mount /root during boot of netboot image



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On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 11:58:01AM +0100, Andrew Baumann wrote:
> On Saturday 22 November 2008 07.23:53 tomas@tuxteam.de wrote:
> > So, to understand your setup: your live image "lives" in an nfs-mounted
> > directory,

[...]

> I finally figured this out. You're right, it wasn't finding the live image, 
> because the path I gave was wrong. The script appends "/live" 
> ($LIVE_MEDIA_PATH) to the root path you pass, so the nfsroot parameter to the 
> script should have been "192.168.53.66:/local/debian-live/binary" (and 
> LH_NET_ROOT_PATH when building the images should have been "/local/debian-
> live/binary").

Thanks for reporting back, Andrew.

> Can I suggest that if the mount_images_in_directory() function doesn't find any 
> images to mount, it should print out a warning or error, including the 
> directory in which it is looking for images? Or are there valid configurations 
> in which you might not need to mount an image? The way this broke seems quite 
> fragile to me.

I think this makes sense...

> Many thanks for your help with this!

Glad to help

- -- tomás
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