Subject: Re: bootparam
To: Sean Davis <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 07/10/1998 17:08:01
	I don't know if this is a type in your message, but bootparamd
	uses /etc/bootparams, not /etc/bootptab.

	One of the bootparams I use is:

electron root=tachyon:/mono/sys/netbsd/sparc \

	tachyon is teh server host, electron the client.


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On Fri, 10 Jul 1998, Sean Davis wrote:

> 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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