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Re: initrd is working and new test image

To: eedthwo@eede.ericsson.se
Subject: Re: initrd is working and new test image
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 1999 21:52:39 +0100
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <199903161159.MAA12251@sun168.eu>; from Tom Woelfel on Tue, Mar 16, 1999 at 12:59:52PM +0100
References: <19990313131944.A809@alpha.franken.de> <199903161159.MAA12251@sun168.eu>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Tue, Mar 16, 1999 at 12:59:52PM +0100, Tom Woelfel wrote:
> Yesss, this works. After netbooting I find myself in the shell. The
> included prog's are working.

that's great. Now I hope this will also work for the R4400 machines.

> I was furthermore able to create a directory (/mnt) and
> (straightforward) I tried to mount the root-dir from the server. This
> works too, but whith some error-messages (RPC sendmsg returned error
> code 128).

that's normal for a 2.2 kernel without running portmap. One workaround is
to use mount -o nolock, but I'm not sure, if this option is supported by
the mount on the initrd.

Thomas.

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