NFS Root - I am further ahead

Marcus Sundberg erammsu at
Mon Oct 25 00:49:18 EST 1999

Claude Robitaille <crobitaille at> writes:

> Hi,
> finally, all I had to do is to had an entry into /etc/hosts
> so that mountd's authentication pass.
> Now, on the serial console, I see that the root system is
> mounted via NFS and that some memory is freed but then the
> systerm hangs there. I did some tcpdump while the board is
> booting and I found that:
> /sbin/init gets loaded
> /lib/ -> gets also loaded
> but this all gets loaded, even if /sbin/init needs
> and (as indicated by ldd). Is it normal that theses
> 2 libraries does not get loaded immediately after

They would, unless crashed.

> If it is, idea why the system hangs?

Sounds like you haven't made the highly needed MPC8xx modifications
to glibc. See the archive of this list.

        Marcus Sundberg        |
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