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To: Air Capital Linux Users Group <aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [aclug-L] NFS install
From: John Phillips <jphillip@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 11 May 1999 13:00:54 -0500 (CDT)
Reply-to: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx

dmesg | less 
watch for references to the nic.

On Tue, 11 May 1999, Troy Wolf wrote:

> I cannot get NFS install to work.
> I had this same problem with RH, and now Debian.
> I have no problem setting up nfs and mounting remote volumes on existing 
> Linux machines, but mounting my known working nfs servers in the boot process 
> fails everytime for me.  I've got to be doing something wrong.  I say this 
> because I assume if nfs install didn't work, the authors would remove the 
> option from the software and documentation.
> I configured the network using the option to do so on the Debian 
> rescue-install disk.  This caused the options 'nfs' to appear in the install 
> kernel and modules step.  But when I direct it to my nfs server, it 
> immediately responds with an nfs error.
> Also, how do I know that the network card is getting inititalized properly?  
> The rescue-install disk asked all the necessary questions except what kind of 
> card I have--how do I know it installed the correct driver? (NE2000 ISA in my 
> case).  Perhaps in this case, the card isn't working right so that's why I 
> can't find the nfs server.  However, I know RH's install configured the card 
> correctly, yet nfs install fails there too (I had to ftp install instead).  
> (I know this box and network card work well--I just wiped a working RH 
> install to put Debian on instead.)
> hmmm.. Troy Wolf

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