pxeboot, TFTP only, NFS MOUNT RPC error: 60, timeout

Christian Laursen xi at borderworlds.dk
Fri Feb 8 20:25:32 UTC 2008

Rek Jed <rekjed at gmail.com> writes:

> I've been building FreeBSD jumpstart infrastructure and it mostly
> works.  I'm using tftp  to boot off the network in to scripted
> sysinstall.  I compiled the boot loader with tftp support but every
> time I boot it will first try nfs, then timeout after around two
> minutes (it cannot find nfs) and finally boot from tftp.  Is there any
> way that I can make it boot from tftp straight away rather than wait
> for nfs to timeout?

Try unsetting boot.nfsroot.server and boot.nfsroot.path although I'm
not sure that it will avoid the timeout in newer FreeBSD releases.

Christian Laursen

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