Subject: Re: Netboot trouble (was Re: Sparc questions)
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List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/19/2004 20:14:08
>I now have set up rarpd, tftpd and nfs on my home server and tried
>booting the
>Sparc over network for the first time - unfortunately, OpenBoot does not
>the twisted pair cable correctly and gets a rarp timeout. I started the
>rarp daemon
>on my server in debug mode to make sure - no packet arrives...
>When I boot the system installed on the harddrive, it does detect the
>cable and gets
>a dhcp lease, though. What am I doing wrong?

Odd.. It usually should detect which media you're using.

Instead of 'boot net' give 'boot net-tpe' a try.

Did you name the TFTP image on the server with the correct ethernet