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Re: Saga of the installation of NetBSD on a Sparc 2
On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 10:59 AM, <peasthope%shaw.ca@localhost> wrote:
> I've not abandoned the project. In fact I sacrificed a weekend
> to stay at work and spent the afternoon of October 24 trying to
> net install to the new disk on the SS2. At the end of last
> July the Debian server worked with no problems. Now the SS2
> reports no RARP response; it can't get its IP address.
> root@dalton:~# ps aux | grep rarpd
> root 2977 0.0 0.1 1672 272 ? Ss Oct28 0:00 /usr/sbin/rarpd -e -v
> Seems right. I wonder whether the rarpd or a security feature
> has changed in the numerous updates of Debian since July.
> Unfortunately netbooting NetBSD from Debian isn't commonplace
> and I can't expect anyone to duplicate my observation.
> Would be helpful to confirm that RARP works on localhost. Is
> this possible in Linux?
did you see your requests with tcpdump?
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