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Re: port-alpha/6446

The following reply was made to PR port-alpha/6446; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: <>
Subject: Re: port-alpha/6446
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:51:13 +0300

 The problem is still here on 7.0 release.
 I was able to netboot and successfully install NetBSD on Multia using =
 Roland's method, though in a slightly different way.
 Since I don't have other Alphas here, instead of using setnetbootinfo, =
 I've manually added mac address to the if_prom.c and cross-compiled =
 BTW NetBSD Multia FAQ states the following
 > Supposedly Firmware revision 3.8-2 is capable of netbooting
 I have exactly 3.8-2 revision, but looks like it still needs mac address =
 hardcoded in binary.
 Though IIRC, when I've tried untouched installation/netboot/netboot =
 image, it was able to get mac address, but in wrong format like "BOOTP 8 =
 0 ...". Maybe I just don't have use of rfc1048 replies enabled for =

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