Subject: Re: netboot -- U2 -> i386
To: John Nemeth <email@example.com>
From: Eduardo Horvath <eeh@NetBSD.org>
Date: 05/19/2005 16:11:31
On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 01:17:36AM -0700, John Nemeth wrote:
> On Oct 8, 7:43pm, Andrey Petrov wrote:
> } On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 12:55:51AM -0700, John Nemeth wrote:
> } > } >
> } > } > What type of system do you have and what is its configuration?
> } > }
> } > } Ultra2 booting from i386.
> } >
> } > What is the configuration of your Ultra 2? Mine has 512 MB of
> } > RAM, two 300 MHz processor, a 4 GB HD, and a Creator 3D Series 1 video
> } > card.
> } The same basicly.
> Hmm, so it should work.
> } > My boot server works fine. I can boot my SparcStation 5 from it.
> } Your tcpdump doesn't show anything after tftp, probably you filterred
> } that out. It would be interesting to see dump with those messages.
> I did not filter anything out. My filter basically looks for any
> packet with the MAC address of my Ultra 2. I used the same filter for
> my SparcStation 5 (substituting its MAC address of course), so I know
> what it shows. After it prints, "13000", it never prints anything
> else, never sends another packet, and I can't do Stop-A, which
> indicates that it has crashed hard. As mentioned in the part that you
> snipped, the tcpdump is available at
> http://victoria.tc.ca/~jnemeth/u2-netboot-dump .
1) Try using the -vVdD flags and see if ofwboot.net is more loquacious.
2) Instead of using boot, do:
ok load-base dload ofwboot.net
Then look at what you've got at load-base (load-base 1000 dump). Once
you know the right data is there, you can `go' to execute it.