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Re: Problem with diskless boot

From: Lubomir Kundrak
Subject: Re: Problem with diskless boot
Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2006 09:52:00 +0200
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As manual[1] says, format of the T150 tag is "(nd)/path/to/menu.lst".
Surely, to access (nd) device you have to have networking facilities
compiled in.



On Fri, Jul 07, 2006 at 09:39:10AM +0200, Rainer M Krug wrote:
> To: address@hidden
> From: Rainer M Krug <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2006 09:39:10 +0200
> Message-ID: <address@hidden>
> Subject: Problem with diskless boot
> Hi
> If this is the wrong newsgroup to ask, could you please direct mi to a
> better one? Thanks for that.
> My Problem:
> I am trying to boot a diskless client (at the moment a virtual machine
> in VM) via the network (DHCP server and tftp server on the host). My
> system: SuSE 10.1
> the tftp sever is setup and running and has the image pxegrub available.
> The DHCP server is setup, assigning static IP to the VM and has the
> option "option filename "pxegrub"" set. I exported the directory where
> the kernel, GRUB menu config file, ... are located as read write access
> for the machine VM machines. I checked, and host VM resolves to the IP.
> I also tried to supply this option to this machine, but this is where
> the problem comes in.
> In addition, an "option T150" is defined with the tag 150 as required by
> GRUB to pass the location of the  configuration file for the manu
> (menu.lst). Whenever I try to boot the VM, the GRUB shell comes up and
> not the menu. My guess is, I need a special way to give the path to the
> GRUB menu config file. I tried
> option T150 ""
> and
> option T150 "/exportedfolder/path/to/menu.lst"
> but the VM only opens the GRUB shell.
> I am stuck.
> Do I have to compile GRUB with the network options enabled?
> (with the struggle of loading the kernel, I will deal later!)
> Any help welcome,
> Rainer
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