mvme2604 - using Gabriel's patches. NFS questions.

diekema_jon diekema at
Thu Nov 9 10:19:07 EST 2000

> The boot messages for the boards always report " VFS: Mounted root
> (NFS filesystem) read-only".  Not knowing NFS that well, is there a
> way I can change it so the boards mount the file system as
> read/write?

You want to add "rw" to the boot arguments to mount the file system
read/write.  Here is an example:

Attached TCP/IP interface to motfcc0.
Attaching network interface lo0... done.
Loading... 45684 + 452802
Starting at 0x400000...

CPU/CPM/BUS: 198/132/33 Mhz

Ethernet (in decimal): 0:160:30:75:228:193

loaded at:     00400000 0040B274
board data at: 00FFFFC0 00FFFFEC
relocated to:  00200100 0020012C
zimage at:     0040B274 00479B36
avail ram:     0047A000 01000000

Linux/PPC load: root=/dev/nfs rw nfsroot= nfsaddrs=
Uncompressing Linux...done.
Now booting the kernel
Total memory = 16MB; using 0kB for hash table (at 00000000)
Linux version 2.4.0-test10 (diekema at dell) (gcc version 2.95.2 19991030 (2.95.3 prerelease/franzo)) #38 Wed Nov 8 17:05:16 EST 2000
Boot arguments: root=/dev/nfs rw nfsroot= nfsaddrs=

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