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Re: NFSROOT filesystem

Subject: Re: NFSROOT filesystem
From: (H.Heinold)
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2001 10:24:46 +0100
In-reply-to: <>; from on Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 07:00:13PM -0800
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On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 07:00:13PM -0800, wrote:
> Hi, All
> For using NFS boot, I've already edited the /etc/hosts, /etc/exports to add
> the entry for my target board.  The command line that I use in our EPROM
> based bootloader  is as follows:
> root=/dev/nfs rw ip=::::::rarp console=ttyS2
> nfsroot=
> I need to setup the NFSROOT filesystem on the server for my target board
> (which is running in Big-endian mode),  what are the steps that I have to
> do?
For big endian you need big endian complied packages, you can retrieve the 
debian base2_2.2.tgz
under, which should work fine as 
nfsroot. I have some
problems with open a console beacause on Indigo2 you only have output on the 
serial console.

> There is a FTP site for getting RPM packages for little endian mode:
>          tp://[ig/linux/mips/mipsel-linux/RedHat-6.1/RPMS
> I could not find similar one for big-endian.    Can anybody give me a
> pointer to where the RPM packages reside on the web?
> Thanks,
No prob.

> Lisa


Henning Heinold

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