Subject: Diskless booting - hp300
To: None <netbsd-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/28/1997 17:38:23
Well I'm stumped.  I have been all over the web site and ftp server and
cannot seem to get a hp300 booting diskless.  I nfs mount the root and
the swap and get right to the point where init should be running and it
just dies.  All I can do is ping it from the local ethernet.

I notice that a bunch of documentation mentions SYS_UBOOT but all I
could find is SYS_NBOOT.  Is this the same thing?  I appear to be
well past that point anyway.

Another possibility is that perhaps the GENERIC kernel can't do a
diskless boot.  There is a config file for DISKLESS but until I get
this working I can't build it.  Catch 22.  Can someone out there
with a hp300 compile a DISKLESS kernel for me, please?  Just email
me with details of where to pick it up by ftp.

Any other suggestions gratefully accepted.


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