Subject: Re: A couple of SS1 questions.
To: None <port-sparc@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Oliver Paulzen <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 07/23/1997 10:16:10

In article <>, Matthew N. Dodd wrote:
> 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.
Yeah, sounds really like this kind of problem some sparcs seem to
have. I've had this with my SLC, booting from an IPX (both NetBSD) or
PC (FreeBSD). I faked an arp-entry with 
/usr/sbin/arp -s <hostname_of_diskless_client> <MAC-Address>
and it worked...


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