Subject: bootparam
To: None <port-sun3@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 07/10/1998 14:53:32
could someone send me a working /etc/bootptab? i've constructed one
using the man page but it doesnt work
im attempting to boot a sun3-80 with netboot, it's exact output:
EEPROM boot device...Boot: le(0,0,0)
Requesting Internet address for 8:0:20:AA:AA:AA
Using IP Address = 0A000008
Booting from tftp server at = 0A000004
Downloaded 17408 bytes from tftp server.

>> NetBSD netboot [$Revision: 1.7 $]
Using IP Address = 0A000008
net_open: client addr:
bootparamd: 'whoami' call failed
net_open: bootparam/whoami RPC failed
netboot: devopen failed

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