6.1-PRERELEASE nfs root troubles

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Mar 10 06:35:23 UTC 2006

On Fri, Mar 10, 2006 at 12:30:58PM +0600, sergey akifiev wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 06, 2006 at 04:00:34PM -0500, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > Thanks :) I netboot many machines on 6.1 and don't see this, so perhaps it it due to your use of the BOOTP* options:
> > 
> > options         BOOTP           # Use BOOTP to obtain IP address/hostname
> >                                 # Requires NFSCLIENT and NFS_ROOT
> > options         BOOTP_NFSROOT   # NFS mount root filesystem using BOOTP info
> > options         BOOTP_NFSV3     # Use NFS v3 to NFS mount root
> > options         BOOTP_COMPAT    # Workaround for broken bootp daemons.
> seems, that this issue isn't connected with BOOT* options at all.
> my test host, holding diskless root is an i686 machine and diskless client is
> an old i586 box. it seems, that some i686-optimized binary sneaked into
> diskless client's root.
> i've found this by booting that kernel on dual-xeon server lieng around here
> ;-)
> but is still cannot understand, how this can be connected with this trap...

Is the kernel also compiled for i686?

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