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Re: [Xen-users] Root-NFS: No NFS server available, giving up.

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Root-NFS: No NFS server available, giving up.
From: Daniel Hulme <dh286@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 21:33:36 +0100
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> I do not know why it is trying to use Root-NFS to boot?  Any
> suggestions?
It tries that in desperation when the proper root fs fails.

> module          /vmlinuz- root=/dev/ida/c0d0p2 ro
>       console=tty0 savedefault
Is this root entry correct? It looks quite unlike others I have seen. If
this is a device from devfs, or if you need to use kernel modules to
mount this fs, you probably need to create an initrd image. You do this
in the same way you would for a normal kernel, with mkinitrd
vmlinuz- (or whatever version), and you specify it as a
second module in your grub config. Question 4.7 of
deals with setting up an initrd, and question 4.8 deals with modifying
your distro's initrd if you don't want to or can't create one from

Daniel H

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