Subject: Re: vaxserver 3100 netbooting, nfs_boot timeout
To: None <>
From: Thorsten Jens <>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/05/2000 22:58:26
* Chris Tribo:

> On Tue, 5 Sep 2000, Thorsten Jens wrote:
> > Hi *!
> > 
> > I tried to netboot my VAXserver 3100 from my Linux machine today,
> > strictly following the Netboot-HOWTO. Everything goes fine until the
> > point where tha VAX console says:
> <snip> 
> > What could be wrong?
> 	Probably Linux. If this is a Redhat 6.2 vintage machine, I'm told
> that NFSv3 is not usable on Linux. Search the Linux man pages for
> NFS/nfsd/mountd/etc. for a -NO_NFS_VERSION_3 or some such and add that to
> the line that starts NFS in your rc script(s) and that should fix it when
> you reboot your Linux machine.

Hmm, I am using a mixture of SuSE 6.1/6.3 with rpc.nfsd 2.2beta47. I
couldn't find anything like that line in any manpage. Any other

bad spellers of the world untie!