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Re: NFS mounts

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: NFS mounts
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:09:25 +0200
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Konrad Hinsen <address@hidden> skribis:

>> Indeed, the initrd would need an extra package, like this:
>> diff --git a/gnu/system/linux-initrd.scm b/gnu/system/linux-initrd.scm
> ...
>> Can you try if it works?
> It compiles, and I can boot the new configuration without any trouble.
> Next, I added an NFS filesystem:
>       (file-system
>         (device "")
>         (mount-point "/host/home/hinsen")
>         (create-mount-point? #t)
>         (type "nfs"))
> For "device" I put the string that I would also give to "mount" as an
> argument. That's perhaps completely wrong. After rebooting, I get the
> error message
>   No file system check procedure for; skipping
> So I added
>         (check? #f)
> to the file system specification. Another reboot, more error messages:
>   Service udev has been started.
>   failed to start service 'ncsd'
>   failed to start service 'guix-daemon'
>   ...
> plus many others. The only services that start are "udev" and
> "loopback".  I can't log in.

Could you test it in a VM, pass “console=ttyS0” as a kernel argument,
and “-serial stdio” so that we see all the messages on the console?

(You can do ‘guix system vm’ and then modify the command line that it

> Configuration rollback is really nice BTW ;-)

Isn’t it?  :-)


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