Subject: Re: diskless(8) vs. NetBSD
To: None <Havard.Eidnes@runit.sintef.no>
From: Gordon W. Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/20/1997 15:55:18
> From: Havard.Eidnes@runit.sintef.no
> Date: Thu, 20 Nov 1997 19:20:49 +0100
[ "nfs_boot: timeout..." ]
> 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...
No, the problem is known. It is requesting the "gateway"
value from the bootparam server, which is optional, but
the client keeps trying for it for a while...