Subject: Re: rpc.bootparamd problem on alpha?
To: Cliff Romash <romash@BBN.COM>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 01/06/1998 15:42:40
Your message dated: Tue, 06 Jan 1998 09:27:26 EST
>Funny this message should appear today, when I just debugged this
>If you run rpc.bootparamd with the -d switch, you will see that it is
>getting whoami requests, but unable to properly convert the IP address to a
>name to answer with.  The exact text of this is:
>	rpc.bootparamd: whoami got question for
>	rpc.bootparamd: This is host
>	rpc.bootparamd: whoami failed
>The second line should give the name of the host, not its address.
Right! That one got me pretty confused.

>alpha is 8, while sizeof(int) is 4.

Thanks a lot! This will make it worthwhile to ftp the NetBSD-sources through
my telephone line again (lost them due to disk-problem). Thanks again..