[ipxe-devel] nfs-boot over vlan doesnt work

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Sat Jul 12 13:37:05 UTC 2014

On 11/07/14 19:23, Oliver Rath wrote:
> vcreate --tag 2 net0
> ifconf net0-2 || shell
> kernel --name vmlinuz \
> nfs://${net0-2/gateway}/home/oliver/gentoo-phone/boot/vmlinuz-3.15.3-aufsnonPAEsinglecore
> || shell
> imgargs vmlinuz ip=none root=/dev/nfs \
> nfsroot=${net0-2/gateway}:/home/oliver/gentoo-phone/ || shell
> The kernel will be loaded, but tcpdump shows, that the download comes
> over eth0, not eth0.2; furthermore linuxkernel hängs while mounting
> nfs-root over the given address. the gateway of net0-2 is set correctly.

There doesn't seem to be anything in your configuration which will 
instruct the kernel to create a VLAN device over eth0.  The fact that 
iPXE was using a VLAN doesn't get communicated in any way to the loaded 


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