Re: netboot image, an .iso replacement
On 06/27/2012 10:27 PM, Geert Stappers wrote:
> What will break when there is no NFS server?
no rootfs will be found.
> How early is that in the boot proces?
early. in live-boot during initramfs stage.
> When netbooting pxelinux.0 plus memdisk
> plus http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/release/current-live/amd64/usb-hdd/debian-live-6.0.4-amd64-rescue.img
> which network card drivers will I have available?
the ones that squeeze support, modulo those that require firmware from
> What will then be my chances for a shell prompt?
without the rootfs, you'll get a 'could not find rootfs' message and
initramfs will abort to a busybox shell.
> Which of the above described way might be the road to succes?
if you insist on netbooting, then, either use fetch=, or setup an nfs
hope that helps.
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