Subject: Re: solaris netboot
To: Guenther Grau <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/21/1999 09:42:46
On Mon, Dec 20, 1999 at 10:36:25PM +0100, Guenther Grau wrote:
> Did you try netbooting the machie from a spare solaris machine
> (provided you have one :-)? Does it work? Is the output any
> different?

I did try it but I couldn't get rpc.bootparamd to work.

For the record I just found what was wrong: you have to out an up-to-date
/etc/bootparams on the NIS server: it seems that the bootloader uses NIS.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.