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Re: [SLUG] netboot Multia and install of Debian via nfs
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] netboot Multia and install of Debian via nfs
- From: "Rob B" <rbyrnes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Feb 8 08:16:01 2002
From: "Jamie Wilkinson" <jaq@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, February 02, 2002 12:50 AM
> This one time, at band camp, Rob B wrote:
> >I have downloaded the tftpboot.img file from the debian-stable archives
> >put it into the /tftpboot directory. The Multia boots, downloads the
> >tftpboot.img file, and then resets itself back to the SRM prompt without
> >doing anything.
> I've noticed that, but I can't remember which image it was that kept
> resetting. Try using the tftpboot.img in the testing/ tree, I think I
> that one most recently.
Yep, that boots fine, but halts at various stages, and I can't determine
why. So, following Gus's howto, I tried building my own bootpable kernel.
Here is my latest problem:
:/tmpdir# mount -t msdos rescue.bin /tmp/fdimage -o loop
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop0,
or too many mounted file systems
man mount didn't enlighten me at all, do I need to edit /etc/fstab?
> >Once I get this happening, I'll work on having the root filesystem
> >via nfs :)
> For that, look at Gus' multia nfsroot howto, I think I link it from my