Re: problem with tftp boot
I really appreciate your help. I'm using Sparc IPC ( Sun4c ).
By the way, I couldn't find ftpboot.imp. Could you point me
to the right direction to search the file ?
Eric Delaunay wrote:
> Jerry Xie wrote:
> > I tried to boot the installation system using tftp, looks like I passed
> > TILO and post, but I got error message:
> > RAMDISK: Couldn't find valid RAM disk image starting at 0
> > You didn't specify the type of your ufs filesystem
> > mount -t ufs -o ufstype=sun|44bsd|old|next|openstep ....
> > ufs_read_super: bad magic number
> > Kernel panic: VFS: unable to mount root fs on 01:00
> > Press L1-A to return to the boot prom
> > Did any body see this kind of error before ? Please help.
> > I did put tftpboot-2.2.1.img in /tftpboot, and linked
> > debian-sparc-root to the ip_address_of_client in /tftpboot.
> > Obviously, the tftp was working, but how can I specify the type
> > of file system in a tftp boot process ?
> > Is there any thing missing here ?
> tftpboot image contains itself a ramdisk, so there is no need to link
> debian-sparc-root to the ip addr.
> Which kind of hardware are you using (sparc, ultra) ?
> If old sparc could you try ftpboot.img (which is 2.0.35 based) ?
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