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Re: Diskless Sparc Clients, We Need -DNFSROOT

The devil himself <daemons@werd.org> writes:

> After making NetBSD/OpenBSD diskless setups here for my Tadpole laptop I
> decided to try and setup a diskless Linux setup as well, Debian was a good
> choice since it even had a diskless install program that was quite krad.
> Anyway, i got through the install everything went fine.  The problem
> arises when you try and boot the system with the kernel images provided on
> debian.org, none of them have nfsroot support!  Not having any Linux Sparc
> boxes to build a kernel on I am kinda in the dark.

That's very odd.  I thought esp the TFTP images provided in the
standard location has NFSROOT support, at least they are supposed to.
Are you sure they don't?  Were you trying the 2.0.x series kernels or
the 2.2.x ones ?

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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