Subject: Re: Netboot sucessful!!!...sort of....
To: None <>
From: Peter Svensson <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 07/03/1996 16:56:17
> ** Reply to note from Jeremy Cooper <> 07/02/96 10:48pm  
> -0700
> > Could you do this again and send the tcpdump output like you did in the 
> > previous message?  I have a tip, but it probably isn't relevant 
> > at this stage:
> I will do the tcpdump and run that again.  I should have it out to follow  
> this..I'm in OS/2 right now :-/
> > Make sure that /sbin/init in /export/root/xphile is world-executable.  
> > For some reason the kernel does not access the root NFS partition 
> > as root, and consequently it cannot execute /sbin/init.  This sometimes 
> > comes up as a mysterious: Unknown error: code -1.
> I don't think that this is "relavent" as the only thing that I think that  
> netbsd's boot kernel understands is the  small pile of packages that come  
> with it...i'll give it a shot and see what happens if I see a need to.

This may be obvious, but have you exported the directory with 
"no_root_squash"? Otherwise root is mapped to user nobody.