On Tue, 01 Apr 2008 14:09:42 +1300 Brett Davidson wrote: > I have set up a Linux Boot DHCP server (for other reasons that > hopefully will become obvious later) which points to the BSD based > tftp server.
> I did try to recompile the BSD pxeboot program to use TFTP as per the > following but this did not appear to work as booting it still prompted > for an NFS path : > echo LOADER_TFTP_SUPPORT=YES >> /etc/make.conf; cd /usr/src/sys/boot/; > make clean; make depend; make; cp i386/pxeldr/pxeboot > /tftpboot/freebsd > So... > I set up /etc/exports with "/tftpboot/ -alldirs ro", and started up nfs. > This works fine for manual mounting and for installing via nfs after > booting off CD but I get the following errors when PXE booting... > pxe_open: server addr: <serverip> > pxe_open: server path: /tftpboot/freebsd > pxe_open: gateway ip: <subnetgatewayip> > \ > can't load 'kernel' take a look at /var/log/xferlog. You may find something helpful there. > The /tftpboot/freebsd/boot/loader.rc file contents are given here ( I > have tried full OS paths to these as well to no avail) : > echo Loading Kernel > load /boot/kernel/kernel > load linux.ko > echo Booting > load -r /mfs_root/mfsroot.gz > echo \007\007 > echo initialiasing h0h0magic > set vfs.root.mountfrom=ufs:/dev/md0c > boot > IMPORTANT: I am booting the client within a vmware-based instance > (Vmware-server 1.0.4 on Centos 4.4) using bridged networking. > I am obviously missing something obvious. Can you please point this > out to me?! :-) WBR -- Boris Samorodov (bsam) Research Engineer, http://www.ipt.ru Telephone & Internet SP FreeBSD committer, http://www.FreeBSD.org The Power To Serve _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"