NFS mount root problem

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Tue Jul 3 16:43:27 EST 2001

In message <3B412551.60D20D82 at> you wrote:
> I am unable to mount to the host.  I'm using MBX860 and I'm having
> problem to mount to the host's NFS.  Can anyone please help.  I have
> enclosed the log in the following.  Thank you very much.
> Mon Jul 2 16:19:36 EDT 1Boot arguments: root=/dev/nfs rw

These boot arguments are not sufficient for root filesystem over NFS.

You must add the "nfsroot=" option:


See the file "Documentation/nfsroot.txt" in your Linux source tree.

Wolfgang Denk

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