In message <Xns924BA47E3385gerogkminixhande@192.168.99.100>you write: > >Hello, > >firstname.lastname@example.org (Mohd-Hanafiah Abdullah) wrote in >200207130328.g6D3SJi03076@tcserver.school1.edu.my:">news:200207130328.g6D3SJi03076@tcserver.school1.edu.my: >> But, when upgrading to kernel 2.4.18 and configuring the kernel for >> diskless booting the same way as before, a problem appeared while >> booting complaining that it couldn't mount root on NFS since no NFS >> server was available, and it gave up immediately asking to insert a >> floppy as an alternative mount point. > >That's a known bug in netboot and it will be fixed in the next >version. Until then, you can use the -d option to mknbi-linux >as follows: > >mknbi-linux -d <server-ip>:<root-path> [... other options ...] > >for example, if your NFS server has address 22.214.171.124 and the >root path for the client is /tftpboot/client-root, then use: > >mknbi-linux -d "126.96.36.199:/tftpboot/client-root" [...other options...] I did the above and got this: % mknbi-linux -d "192.168.1.250:/tftpboot/client1" -o vmlinuz-2.4.18-client bzImage-linux-2.4.18-client mknbi-linux: kernel image too large The size of bzImage-linux-2.4.18-client is 1,574,439 bytes. Is there anyway to bypass the restriction? Napi =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: Mohd-Hanafiah Abdullah <email@example.com> To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in it's body to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have problems with this list, send a mail to email@example.com.
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