Subject: Newbie netboot question
To: None <>
From: Gaspar Gonzalez <>
List: port-next68k
Date: 07/24/2001 23:56:24
   I'm trying to netboot my Next box, but I have a problem it is not 
recognizing the file:

NeXT> ben()/boot.netbsd
Requesting BOOTP information[boot]
. [OK]
Booting /tftpboot/boot.netbsd from
.unknown binary format

I checked the file and looks Ok.
[root@mylinuxbox /tftpboot]# ls -l boot.netbsd
-rwxr-xr-x   1 root     root      1637059 Jul 24 22:33 boot.netbsd
[root@mylinuxbox /tftpboot]# file boot.netbsd
boot.netbsd: NetBSD/m68k pure executable not stripped

I ftp the file using binary mode directly from (I also tried 
another file slightly older but I got the same results)

I'm using this on a Nextstation TurboColor (I'll get non-ADB components if I 
can buy them), I know it is not supported but I think I would get a 
different error at this point during the boot sequence.

Any ideas/comments? - help....

Gaspar G.

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