[Solved] Re: Kernel just stops
ck at iphh.net
Thu Jul 16 11:46:37 CEST 2009
On Wednesday 15 July 2009 14:54:37 Christoph Kluenter wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 July 2009 10:49:55 Robert Markula wrote:
> > Ah, yes, reading your original posting again I just saw that you don't
> > even get to the NFSROOT; your boot stops after loading the TFTP kernel
> > image.
Problem solved: The firmware was buggy. An upgrade to the latest firmware
resolved all Problems. Installation works perfectly now.
> > It is strange that other clients can boot with the exactly same
> > configuration, just this one client is having issues. Did you check if
> > you can run Debian Lenny on this specific machine at all? Might indeed
> > be that the kernel is having troubles with one or the other hardware
> > component of this machine.
> It was running debian etch until now. I just wanted to do a reinstall.
> But since this is a Pentium4, this is the first Computer for a while which
> is i386. All others were amd64. But for testing I installed a DualCore with
> the i386 NFSROOT without problems.
> I will try another kernel now. Let's see ...
> > Would you mind posting the content of the TFTPROOT directory (like 'ls
> > /srv/tftp/fai') and your make-fai-nfsroot.conf nevertheless?
> fai-server1:/srv/tftp/fai# ls -l
> total 20856
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 90 2009-05-15 10:41 boot.txt
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 8717927 2009-03-23 15:00 initrd.img-2.6.26-1-486
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 9342726 2009-03-24 17:31 initrd.img-2.6.26-1-amd64
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 15820 2009-03-23 15:00 pxelinux.0
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2009-07-14 16:23 pxelinux.cfg
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1468048 2009-03-13 23:34 vmlinuz-2.6.26-1-486
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1755120 2009-03-24 17:31 vmlinuz-2.6.26-1-amd64
> fai-server1:/srv/tftp/fai# cat pxelinux.cfg/default
> DISPLAY boot.txt
> DEFAULT amd64
> PROMPT 1
> TIMEOUT 100
> MENU AUTOBOOT Starting amd64 fai in # seconds
> LABEL bootlocal
> MENU DEFAULT
> MENU LABEL Local Boot
> localboot 0
> LABEL amd64
> kernel vmlinuz-2.6.26-1-amd64
> append initrd=initrd.img-2.6.26-1-amd64 ip=dhcp root=/dev/nfs
> nfsroot=/srv/fai/nfsroot-amd64 boot=live FAI_FLAGS=verbose,sshd,createvt
> LABEL i386
> kernel vmlinuz-2.6.26-1-486
> append initrd=initrd.img-2.6.26-1-486 ip=dhcp root=/dev/nfs
> nfsroot=/srv/fai/nfsroot boot=live FAI_FLAGS=verbose,sshd,createvt
> > Cheers,
> > Robert
> > Christoph Kluenter wrote:
> > > I am using the nfsroot that was built by fai-make-nfsroot.
> > > Its the usual setup.
> > > Why do you think the nfsroot could be the cause ?
> > > Since other computers do boot with this nfsroot, I was thinking it
> > > might be the CPU or the Bios or something.
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