Subject: Re: diskless(8) vs. NetBSD
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <Havard.Eidnes@runit.sintef.no>
Date: 11/20/1997 19:20:49
> > Nov 19 15:26:27 sometimes rpc.bootparamd: getfile got question for "very.weird.com" and file "gateway"
> > Nov 19 15:26:27 sometimes rpc.bootparamd: getfile failed for very.weird.com
> > The last two lines repeat seven more times and cause the client machine
> > to complain "nfs_boot: timeout...". It works, but it's definitely not
> > clean or fast.
> FWIW, I get the same thing diskless booting a HP300 system using -current
> on the server and the 1.3_ALPHA hp300 snapshot.
Just a guess: this isn't the lack of ARP table poking in rarpd
which is reported in PR bin/4531? There's an obvious but
inconvenient and inelegant workaround for that problem...