6.1-R/amd64: PXE boot can't handle .gz mfsroot?

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at rinet.ru
Tue May 9 19:19:02 UTC 2006

On Tue, 9 May 2006, Bj?rn K?nig wrote:

BK> > ${SUBJ} says almost all. PXEboot leads to 
BK> > Can't work out which disk we are booting from.
BK> > 
BK> > error.
BK> > 
BK> > Ungzipping /boot/mfsroot.gz helps
BK> Hello Dmitry,
BK> I can't report any problems regarding this with 6.0-RELEASE. Can you show me
BK>   find /tftproot -type f

pxeboot only

BK>   cat /tftpdroot/boot/loader.conf


BK> Did you compiled pxeboot without gzip support accidentally?

No, I did mount release ISO via md as NFS root for given machine:

host gwp {
  hardware ethernet 00:16:35:***;
  filename "pxeboot";
  option root-path "";
  option routers;

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