Subject: Re: Soekris 4801 craziness: pxeboot
To: None <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 10/15/2005 11:00:17
On Sat, Oct 15, 2005 at 03:33:15AM -0500, David Young wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 10:20:27PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > I'm going slightly insane trying to get NetBSD working on a Soekris 
> > 4801.  I'll post the different problems separately.
> > 
> > First, I can't get PXEboot working.  It downloads the first-stage
> > bootstrap (pxeboot_ia32.bin), but it can't seem to load
> > netbsd-INSTALL.  tcpdump shows that it's being requested:
> PXE-booting NetBSD on Soekris boards has been broken since sometime after
> NetBSD 1.6.  I just got it to work the other day with the attached patch.

OTOH it worked first time I tried it (modulo getting the console baud
rate correct).  However I did update the 4801's BIOS first.


David Laight: