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Re: Error with nfs-root install

> From: Bob Ham <rah@bash.sh>
> Hi all,
> I've gotten a bit further with installing debian.  It looked like the
> last install I did hadn't completed like I thought it had.  I tried
> again but now I get a different error.  To recap, this is a sparc
> classic with no disk/floppy/cdrom.  It's nfs-root, installed over the
> internet.  This is the error I get:
>         x Failure trying to run: chroot /target dpkg --force-depends  x         
>         x --install                                                   x         
>         x /var/cache/apt/archives/base-files_3.0.2_sparc.deb          x         
>         x /var/cache/apt/archives/base-passwd_3.4.1_sparc.deb         x         
> And then:
>         x debootstrap exited with an error (return value 1)           x         
> /target/tmp/debootstrap.log contains a single line:
> dpkg: unable to lock dpkg status database: No locks available

I'm not sure, but this could be because nfslockd is not running on the nfs
server.  Are you running nfslockd on the nfs server.  What OS is the nfs


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