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Re: boot from network, use local filesystem

Thanks mouse!

I've just had to edit fstab and then use the -a option. Works great!

On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 21:51:55 -0400 (EDT)
Mouse <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost> wrote:

> > Is it posible to load the bootloader and kernel from network, and
> > then mount a local partition (/dev/wd0a) as root filesystem?
> I don't remember enough about your particular case to say whether it
> is for you, but, in general, yes, this is possible.  You may need to
> boot with the option to prompt for root device (-a in my experience;
> I don't recall whether it's -a on macppc or not) - or build a kernel
> with a custom "root on" clause in its config - or use an
> autoconfigred-as-root RAID (which need not actually provide any
> redundancy) to steal root from where it would default to.
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