Subject: Re: newbi having problems netbooting a 3100
To: Phife <aca3@MIT.EDU>
From: Richard van den Berg <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/08/1999 22:35:27
On 8 Aug 1999, Phife wrote:

> I got a 3100 that I'm trying to netboot. I am pretty sure that its ethernet 
> works, because my friend tested it about two weeks ago, and successfully 
> connected to his server, although that machine was not configured to boot the 
> 3100 and hence, didn't. My machine on the other hand, is set up to boot the 
> 3100, however, I am not making any connection whatsoever. E.g.:
> >> boot -f tftp()
> _
> or 
> >> boot -f tftp()smallnet.ecoff

You're allmost there, the boot command has to be more extended:

boot -f tftp(0,6)/full_path_to_image/smallnet.ecoff