Subject: NFS root doesn't work with 3c590
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG, current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Drochner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/05/1997 19:35:16
Perhaps somebody can help me with this strange problem:
I'm trying to set up a diskless i386 with a 3com590 PCI
This card doesn't send anything when the kernel tries to mount
root. According to an ethernet analyzer, it does not even
get the first rarp packet out.
If I use another way to mount root, I can use this interface
So my question: what is difference between the initialization
in mountroot() and the initialization by ifconfig?
(I had a look at it of course, but the only difference I found
was the call to arp_ifinit, done by epioctl.)
To make things more confusing, a 3c509 (ISA) works in the