Subject: Re: tftp CRC error on DEC3000/400
To: Jan Chrillesen <>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/21/1999 17:53:01
On Sun, Nov 21, 1999 at 05:47:25PM +0100, Jan Chrillesen wrote:
> 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.

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

Hej Jan,

some SRM revisions are known to have borked UDP checksum code.

As a quick workaround, you might try disabling UDP checksum checks
on the TFTP server machine.