Subject: Re: Multia serial console netboot fun
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Roland Dowdeswell <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/01/2002 14:37:03
On 1022944862 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
David Brownlee wrote:

>	I'm, going to go away and play with setnetbootinfo, but its
>	concerning that -current netboot fails without any message...

Please refer to port-alpha/6446 which I filed quite some time ago.
I can help via email, but I do not have access to any Multias at
the moment so I cannot actually fix this myself.  Basically, the
short form was from memory:  if you hard-code the ethernet address
in netbsd.alpha then broken_firmware will be set to 1 in
/sys/arch/alpha/stand/netboot/if_prom.c.  This doesn't work for
the Multia which needs a hard-coded ethernet address, but
broken_firmware = 0.

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