Subject: Re: Sun3 netboot from FreeBSD?
To: Mesa Electronics <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 07/29/1996 09:43:54
On Sat, 27 Jul 1996 11:38:10 -0700 
 Mesa Electronics <> wrote:

 >  	I am unable to get NetBSD 1.1 to net boot on my 3/60. The server is
 > running FreeBSD 2.05. The problem seems to be with NFS or something, as
 > the kernel gets loaded and then panics with:
 > Panic: NFS_Boot mountd swap  Error 72

You need to modify your mountd program to allow exporting of files.  Look 
in the mountd source for a check for S_ISDIR and add a && S_ISREG.

 > 	I vaguely remember some mail about a FreeBSD NFS or RPC problem that
 > needed to be fixed in order to work with NetBSD. Does anyone know if
 > this is true? The Xkernel package seems to work fine with the FreeBSD
 > server so it seems like I'm close...

That's because the Xkernel package doesn't swap.

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