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[bug#43219] [PATCH] gnu: Handle nfs-root device strings.

From: Danny Milosavljevic
Subject: [bug#43219] [PATCH] gnu: Handle nfs-root device strings.
Date: Mon, 7 Sep 2020 11:05:52 +0200

Hi Stefan,

On Sat, 5 Sep 2020 13:26:25 +0200
Stefan <> wrote:

> * gnu/bootloader/grub.scm (grub-root-search): Suppor nfs-root device strings 
> to
> set the root to tftp.

Why does having a NFS root "device" imply using TFTP?

I can see that it would be nice--but I've been using NFS for many years without
using TFTP.

> +        ((? (lambda (device)
> +              (and (string? device) (string-contains device ":/"))) nfs-uri)
> +         "set root=(tftp)")

What is that required for in practice?

Pushed all the other hunks except for the one above--for now.

Guix master commit 1c3b709edb8e6248a9a84dde57b27f3fdc997f21.

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