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Old 04-14-2005, 11:40 AM   #1
trbdk3
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Diskless Network


Hello everyone.
I have a mostly working diskless setup, which I intend to use for clustering.
I'm trying to figure out exactly what parameters I need to use to match up where the root file system on the slave is. I'm getting the standard "no init found" error, which means that /sbin/init can't be found.. Since it's there the only way it couldn't be found is if the root file system couldn't be mounted. I'm using pxelinux and a custom initrd image which should be mounted as the root file system based on what I've read.
At current, both pxelinux.cfg/default and the slave's /etc/fstab are set to use /dev/ram0.
 
Old 04-15-2005, 07:22 AM   #2
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you need to mount a root nfs over the network

there is a text file in the Documentaion of a kernel source

mine for example

/usr/src/kernel-source-2.6.10/Documentation/nfsroot.txt
 
Old 04-15-2005, 10:52 AM   #3
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The ramdisk is the rootfs. I just don't now how to get it mounted properly for long term (ie. boot done) use.
 
  


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