On Tuesday 12 October 2004 18:48, Graham Leggett wrote: > Hi all, > > I have been tearing my hair out trying to get some joy out of Redhat's > system-config-netboot utility that claims to set up a server to serve a > diskless client environment. > > All goes well until the client boots up, loading the root filesystem > from an initrd. The client then says "Kernel panic: no init found". > > According to the config on the server, the following command line is > being given to the kernel: > > initrd=Fedora_Core_2/initrd.img root=/dev/ram0 init=disklessrc > NFSROOT=192.168.200.150:/var/lib/diskless/i386/fedora-core-2 > ramdisk_size=10000 ETHERNET=eth0 SNAPSHOT=violet This looks like a pathing problem. It has to get initrd.img and pull it into the ramdisk. initrd probably needs an absolute path, as in initrd=/initrd.img I'm not familiar with NFSROOT, but should that not include a mountpoint? Also there are two different spellings of Fedora_Core_2 hope this helps... > > Unfortunately there does not seem to be a way of telling the kernel to > print out the command line (that I am aware of), so whether the kernel > is actually receiving the above command line is a mystery. > > I have confirmed that a file called "disklessrc" (an ash script, yes ash > is installed on the initrd) is installed in the root of the initrd. The > kernel does not agree though. I don't think it got that far... > > Is there a way of increasing the debugging information during bootup so > I can try and troubleshoot this? At the moment I am left completely in > the dark by the boot process which doesn't say exactly what it is trying > to do. > > Anyone solved this problem before? > > Regards, > Graham > -- -- ----------------- Bob Hutchinson Midwales dot com ----------------- =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: Bob Hutchinson <firstname.lastname@example.org> To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in it's body to email@example.com. If you have problems with this list, send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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