Re: Can't mount CIFS
On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 5:45 PM, Juergen Fiedler
> I am trying to build a Lenny net image on a Lenny machine with
> live-helper 1.0.4+20090420.1002 from live.debian.net.
> The build was configured with:
>> lh_config --net-root-filesystem "cifs" \
>> --net-root-server "192.168.1.1" \
>> --net-root-path "/bootimage/" \
>> --binary-images "net"
> The image boots OK, but when it comes to mounting the root, I see the following:
>> Begin: Trying netboot from //192.168.1.1/bootimage/ /live/image ... Begin: Trying nfsmount -
>> 0 nolock -o ro //192.168.1.1/bootimage/ /live/image/ ... nfsmount: need a server
> The last message ('nfsmount: need a server') repeats until I do a ctrl-alt-del.
> So, basically, it would appear that init is skipping the CIFS mount
> and proceeding directly to NFS.
> It looks like there is no /sbin/mount.cifs in the initrd, which may be
> the reason why the CIFS mount isn't working.
> Did I leave out an important switch to keep that from being included,
> or do I need a special hook or some such thing?
> I'm sure I am missing something rather obvious, but I've been trying
> for hours and not getting anywhere.
> Speaking of obvious: Yes, I can browse //192.168.1.1/bootimage/ with
> smbclient. Right now, it is pinting to the live/ folder withing
> I have also tried sharing binary/ itself as //192.168.1.1/bootimage/,
> but it didn't seem to make a difference.
> Can anybody help?
> Thank you,
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Maybe the server needs configuration for its NFS server.