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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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-
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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