Subject: Re: Info on booting a MV3800 via MOPD, Bootpd, and nfs
To: Dale Offret Jr. <>
From: Anders Hjalmarsson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 12/06/2001 21:35:04
> Trying BOOTP
> Using IP address:
> myip: (
> root addr= path=/    <--- here is the problem
> nfs_open: must mount first.
> Boot failed: Device not configured
> Date host mountd[146]: mount request denied from for /
You have not specified which directory on the server is to be mounted as
root. You need to add something like
        option root-path "the directory one the where the root fs for the vax is";
to dhcpd.conf or
        rp=that directory
to bootptab depending on which you use.