[syslinux] pxelinux.cfg/default config issues
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Thu Mar 4 17:20:13 PST 2004
Manuel Tuthill wrote:
> I've been having some real issues creating a working configuration file for
> my PXE Linux 2.03 installation from which I intend to boot diskless
> workstations. I've tried a huge number of differences for passing the init
> argument but none seem to work.
> Current config file should look something like this:
"Something like"?! What does it actually *say*?
> default std
> label std
> kernel linuz
> append root=/dev/nfs nfsroot=18.104.22.168:/mnt/lfs init=/static/bin/bash
> It appears to load the nfs share fine but then complains about not being
> able to fine bash.
> I changed the file to add a prompt so I could enter the line by hand.
> entered "std root=/dev/nfs nfsroot=22.214.171.124:/mnt/lfs init=/static/bin/bash"
> which boots to bash fine.
> Why when I try to just run the same commands from a config file is it
> different from a manual entry. I guess that I'm just missing something
> totally obvious but I just cant seem to work it out. Any help would be
> gratefully received.
Somewhere in the kernel bootup messages it should say what the command
line looks like as far as the kernel is concerned. What does it say?
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