[K12OSN] nfs loads through crossover not through switch
"Terrell Prudé, Jr."
microman at cmosnetworks.com
Fri Oct 29 23:36:28 UTC 2004
John A. Smith wrote:
>Sorry for the repost . . . but thought this needed a new thread
>Well I finally did get the onboard nic working on the compaq 5133. It wasn't a tlan after all but the pcnet32:lancepci etherboot floppy from rom-o-matic, configured with the CONFIG_PCI_DIRECT option.
>Now, however, I have a different problem. When it gets to "Doing the pivot_root" the client hangs and says "nfs server 192.168.0.254 not responding, still trying." This message goes away and everything continues to load perfectly if I disconnect the client from the switch and reconnect a crossover cable from the nic to the server. Once X is started on the client and I log in, I can reconnect the client and server to the switch and run apps just fine.
>Anyone else run across this?
What kind of switch are we talking about here?
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