Re: Can't install with nfs mount
Tomislav Vujec <tvujec@CARNet.hr> writes:
> Roger Foxcroft wrote:
> > I'm afraid I don't the answer to your problem, but I wonder if you
> > can tell me how you booted from the network? I have been trying to
> > get my Ultra 5 to boot from another linux machine with bootp, but
> > it sounds like you've done something a little different to that.
> OK, here is the procedure:
> my i386 linuxbox:
> rarp -s ip_add hw_addr
> arp -s ip_add hw_addr
> cp tftpboot.img /var/tftp
> cd /var/tftp
> ln -s tftpboot.img ip_addr_in_hex # something like A1357BA7 -
Note that, by default, tftp looks in /boot on Debian systems, if you
want to use /var/tftp, you'll have to edit /etc/inetd.conf. You also
have to enable the tftp server in the same file.
> and ultra:
> boot net
> That's it.
> On the other hand, I solved my problem with lots of tweaking. Few
> - root.bin in tftpboot.img is full till last block, I had to remove
> fdisk from it to configure
:) I'll be making a new one RSN.
> - there is no nfs install support
> - there are no tools to build tftpboot.img on i386-linux or
Nope. On Linux I usually use the tools from misc/src/trees. My Ultra
tftpboot image was made with "tilo" - I'm not sure if there is a
piggyback program that supports Ultra kernels.