Subject: Re: nfs boot
To: jeff <>
From: Chris Tribo <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 02/12/2001 15:02:17
jeff wrote:
> Hello
> I am  trying to boot <nfs> my decstation 5000/133 when  I try I get an error
> like nfs_boot: trying DHCP/BOOTP
> nfs_boot: DHCP server:
> nfs_boot: my_addr=
> nfs_boot: my_mask=
> nfs_boot: sosend: 49
> nfs_boot: mountd error=49
> nfs_boot: mountd `', error=49
> cannot mount root, error = 49
> What is wong?

	What does your /etc/exports file look like? You may need a -mapall=root in the exports file. Also, what are the permissions on the exported
direcoty? You have "mountd" and "nfsd -tun 4" running on the host machine
right? Perhaps you could post your /etc/exports.