Subject: Re: Booting -current diskless?
To: michael smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 03/17/1997 08:56:20
On Tue, 18 Mar 1997 00:35:01 +1030
michael smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The 970315 snapshot kernels boot just fine on my diskless
> 425, but a kernel built from a sup tonight (970317) fails at :
> boot device : le0
> nfs_boot: using network interface 'le0'
> revarp failed, errno=51cannot mount root, error = 5
I just noticed this on my mvme-147 ... I believe it is related to the
new arp changes ... the error is ENETUNREACH, which is slightly strange :-)
> and waits prompting for a device. tpcdump shows me that it's
> generating revarp requests, and the server is giving it a
> response back.
...this is also the behavior I see on my 147 ... multiple requests
go out, becuse the replies "time out".
> Is this an hp-specific issue, or are there other lists I should
> be lurking on as well to keep up with this sort of thing?
"See above." :-) I definitely think it's the new ARP code, since
my kernel is pre-ifmedia that I committed last night (which also
changed the LANCE driver).
I'll see what I can come up with.
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