Subject: Re: 3100/m78 getting there
To: Greg Ingram <>
From: Jesper Nilsson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/03/2001 01:16:53
On Mon, 2 Jul 2001, Greg Ingram wrote:
> [ ... ]
> nfs_boot: my_mask=
> nfs_boot: gateway=
> root on
> panic: nfs_mountroot: getattr for root
> Stopped in swapper at   _nfs_mountroot+0x119:   pushl   -60(fp)
> db> 
> The last thing in the NFS server's log is about unknown version 3.  I'll
> try to set up a server that can do v3 and try again.  I guess this is all
> good news from the vax side.

This is probably due to Linux stupid NFS implementation.
Give the following option to your NFS mountd: "--no-nfs-version 3"

I had the same problem when netbooting my Alpha.
Works like a charm now.

> - Greg

/^JN - Jesper Nilsson
              I've heard of UNIseX, but I've never had it.
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