Subject: Re: Netboot sucessful!!!...sort of....
To: None <port-sun3@NetBSD.ORG>
From: David Graff <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 07/03/1996 08:00:33
** Reply to note from Jeremy Cooper <> 07/02/96 10:48pm  

> Could you do this again and send the tcpdump output like you did in the 
> previous message?  I have a tip, but it probably isn't relevant 
> at this stage:

I will do the tcpdump and run that again.  I should have it out to follow  
this..I'm in OS/2 right now :-/

> Make sure that /sbin/init in /export/root/xphile is world-executable.  
> For some reason the kernel does not access the root NFS partition 
> as root, and consequently it cannot execute /sbin/init.  This sometimes 
> comes up as a mysterious: Unknown error: code -1.

I don't think that this is "relavent" as the only thing that I think that  
netbsd's boot kernel understands is the  small pile of packages that come  
with it...i'll give it a shot and see what happens if I see a need to.

Thanks for the tip