Subject: Re: A couple of SS1 questions.
To: Lau Kin Jock <kin.lau@shaw.wave.ca_NO_SPAM>
From: Matthew N. Dodd <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 07/23/1997 04:52:40
On Tue, 22 Jul 1997, Lau Kin Jock 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
> first.

Sounds like an arp problem.

I've got 3 or 4 machines that I netboot at random times (Xkernel hacking
and Sprite) and I've got to add an arp entry on my boot server to get them
to work.


   Matthew N. Dodd		| A memory retaining a love you had for life		| As cruel as it seems nothing ever seems to | go right - FLA M 3.1:53