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SubjectRe: NFS root on 2.4.18-14
Theewara Vorakosit wrote:

>Dear All,
> I use Red Hat 8.0 and kernel 2.4.18-14, which come from redhat
>distribution. I want create a NFS-root kernel to build a diskless linux
>using NFS root. I select "IP kernel level configuration-> BOOTP, DHCP",
>NFS root support. I boot client using my kernel, it does not requrest for
>an IP address. It try to mount NFS root immediately. Do I forget
>something?
>Thanks,
>Theewara
>
>
>
You need to give the kernel instructions to use dhcp. I've always
found this works:

ip=::::::dhcp nfsroot=192.168.1.5:/vol0/nfs/root/10.01

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