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RE: problems with initialization while accessing NFS mounted root file system during the boot
- From: "Povolotsky, Alexander" <Alexander dot Povolotsky at marconi dot com>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>, "'etux at embeddedtux dot org'" <etux at embeddedtux dot org>
- Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 14:50:47 -0400
- Subject: RE: problems with initialization while accessing NFS mounted root file system during the boot
I forgot to mention that I am booting Linux 2.6.8-rc4 ...
What file system support I need to configure while bulding the kernel for
the case when root file system is nfs mounted on Windows host (see below) ?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Povolotsky, Alexander
> Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2004 1:15 PM
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> Subject: problems with initialization while accessing NFS mounted
> root file system during the boot
> I've managed to program U-boot bootloader and now am trying to boot my
> PQ2FADS-VR board ...but I have problems with the initialization while
> accessing NFS mounted root file system ... .
> I have NFS server running on my Windows XP Laptop (that is all I am
> allowed to have, no Linux hosts machine available to me ...). I copied
> entire "fadsroot" directory from Arabella's CD-ROM into my "fadsroot"
> directory on my D-drive and made this directory nfs-shared-mountable (I
> have propagated permissions from "fadsroot" down to all subfolders within
> "fadsroot" ...).
> I noticed several errors during the copy process - complaining that I am
> over-writing the files being already copied - is it an issue with "letter
> case" ? - are there files on the Arabella's CD-ROM "fadsroot", which have
> same names but differ just in the letter case used ?
> Anyway I am getting the following error during the end of the boot:
> device=eth0, addr=192.168.1.103, mask=255.255.255.0, gw=255.255.255.255,
> host=192.168.1.103, domain=, nis-domain=(none),
> bootserver=255.255.255.255, rootserver=192.168.1.100, rootpath=
> Looking up port of RPC 100003/2 on 192.168.1.100
> Looking up port of RPC 100005/1 on 192.168.1.100
> VFS: Mounted root (nfs filesystem).
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 272k init
> Warning: unable to open an initial console.
> Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel.
> <0>Rebooting in 180 seconds..
> My U-boot environment is:
> => printenv
> bootcmd=bootm 200000
> bootargs=root /dev/nfs rw nfsroot=192.168.1.100:/home/apovolot/fadsroot
> Any ideas ?
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