On Tuesday 12 October 2004 23:47, Graham Leggett wrote: > Arno Schuring wrote: > > I have three additional options you might want to try: > > > > If /bin/ash is dynamically linked, you may also want to check that it can > > find the correct /lib/ld-2.x.x.so file. Check with 'readelf -l /bin/ash' > > and look for the line "Requesting program interpreter: /path/to/ld.so" > > > > Yan can also try adding a '/' before disklessrc, I'm not sure if the > > kernel assumes a working dir of '/'. > > > > The kernel assumes /sbin/init if no init= option is specified. You can > > symlink /sbin/init to /bin/sh, for example, to find out whether or not it > > is indeed not receiving the command line options (assuming you know how > > to modify the initrd file). > > Found the problem you describe a short while ago - the > redhat-config-netboot program as shipped by Redhat produces a completely > bogus initrd for the kernel. > > Problems include missing libraries (which cause ash not to run, which in > turn causes kernel panic init not found), and broken kernel module > configs (the nfs module won't load, as it depends on lockd, which > depends on sunrpc, which won't load). Still struggling on to get it > working. > > I don't think Redhat have made any attempt to get redhat-config-netboot > to work at all, which is a shame, as the functionality is really useful. > Have a look at clusterknoppix, it has tools and docs for making and installing custom kernels on diskless machines. or Debian, which has a list of diskless tools in the distro as well as kernel building tools > :( > > The full bug report is here: > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=135411 > > Regards, > Graham > -- -- ----------------- Bob Hutchinson Midwales dot com ----------------- =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: Bob Hutchinson <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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