eth1 on nfsboot problem

yamazaki seiji yamazaki.seiji at
Mon Apr 20 16:49:36 EST 2009

Hi all,

I am running the Linux kernel on my PPC8347 BRD.
I have a problem.

nfsboot is succeeded,but eth1 fail to ifup like following message.

IP-Config: Complete:
     device=eth0, addr=, mask=, gw=,
     host=mpc8347TPRO, domain=, nis-domain=(none),
     bootserver=, rootserver=, rootpath=
md: Waiting for all devices to be available before autodetect
md: If you don't use raid, use raid=noautodetect
md: Autodetecting RAID arrays.
md: Scanned 0 and added 0 devices.
md: autorun ...
md: ... autorun DONE.
Looking up port of RPC 100003/2 on
PHY: 24520:01 - Link is Up - 100/Full
Looking up port of RPC 100005/1 on
VFS: Mounted root (nfs filesystem).
Freeing unused kernel memory: 184k init
INIT: version 2.86 booting
Starting the hotplug events dispatcher: udevd.
Synthesizing the initial hotplug events...done.
Waiting for /dev to be fully populated...done.
Activating swap...done.
Remounting root filesystem...done.
mount: according to mtab, /dev/root is already mounted on /

Calculating module dependencies
Loading modules:
Starting checking all file systems: fsck
fsck 1.40 (29-Jun-2007)
Starting mounting local filesystems: mount /dev/mtdblock1 on /mnt/flash type jffs2 (rw)
/dev/mtdblock2 on /mnt/flash2 type jffs2 (rw)
umount.nfs: /dev/root: not found or not mounted
Setting up networking ....
/etc/network/options is deprecated.
Setting up IP spoofing protection: rp_filter done.
Disabling TCP/IP SYN cookies: done.
Disabling IPv4 packet forwarding: done.
Disabling TCP/IP Explicit Congestion Notification: done.
Starting network interfaces: SIOCADDRT: File exists
Failed to bring up eth0.
SIOCSIFADDR: No such device
eth1: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
SIOCSIFNETMASK: No such device
eth1: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
Failed to bring up eth1.

but on ramboot,eth1 succeed to ifup.
What is the difference between nfsboot and ramboot?

yamazaki seiji <yamazaki.seiji at>

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