Subject: Re: A couple of SS1 questions.
To: Brad Spencer <email@example.com>
From: Lau Kin Jock <firstname.lastname@example.org_NO_SPAM>
Date: 07/23/1997 00:12:03
Brad Spencer wrote:
> Got myself a SS1+ w/ 1.3 ROMs and the _exact_ same problem... I'm
> booting off a Linux
> server. Tftpd keeps sending the file, but the ss1+ won't take it for
> some reason. _If_
> I first boot SunOS (from disk), then netbooting comes up fine. Once in
> a bluemoon, with
> the right flick of the power switch, it'll netboot without doing SunOS
> In my fiddling I noticed something else....
> After one breaks back to the PROM, any attempt to boot would fail right
> away [a netboot would result in a complaint about not being able to send a
> loopback packet]. One must do a 'reset' first. Odd.... [well, maybe not
> terribly, I'v noticed this under SunOS every once in a while]. This would
> imply that something gets fiddled about with.
First try after L1-A always gets me the loopback failure message, but if
try again, it usually goes thru the process.
> [Did the file actually go out over the wire?? How does one tell??]
tcpdump? Haven't tried yet.
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