[syslinux] ltsp kernel crash

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Mar 15 10:45:21 PST 2002

Jan-Frederik Martens wrote:

> I see, that's too bad... But in the meantime i found the solution:
> 1) compiled my own kernel, selected the options as explained in http://www.kulnet.kuleuven.ac.be/LDP/HOWTO/Thinclient-HOWTO-3.html#ss3.4
> I skipped the rdev step, because the options were appended on boot.
> 2) in the pxelinux config: append init=/sbin/init root=/dev/nfs nfsroot=mynfsserver:/path _to_filesystem ip=::::::dhcp
> 3) i copied the /dev filesystem from an operational linux machine to the dev directory of the root filesystem that i wanted to use on the terminals (perhaps this can be avoided in the future by using devfs?). I forgot to do this one time and it halted with a 'Warning: unable to open initial console' error.

Either that, or use an up-to-date version of the MAKEDEV script.


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