Subject: tftp CRC error on DEC3000/400
To: None <>
From: Jan Chrillesen <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/21/1999 17:47:25

I'm trying to install NetBSD on a DEC3000/400 using netboot. It seems the
Alpha generates b0rken tftp packets, causing the tftp server to discard
the packet. > 27 tftp-#0 [tos
0x1] (ttl 30, id 2447, bad cksum ff7e!)

(real-fluffy is my Linux box running bootpd, tftpd and nfs, nessie is the

I've tried downgrading the firmware from 7.0 to 6.9 without any luck.

Is this a known problem or does someone have a clue on how to boot this
Alpha with NetBSD?