Subject: Re: A couple of SS1 questions.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brad Spencer <email@example.com>
Date: 07/23/1997 18:30:19
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
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
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Ya, this seemed to be it. After making sure that the arp entry was
correct, it appears to boot fine. Having a correctly populated
/etc/ethers file and a rarpd running wasn't enough.
Brad Spencer - email@example.com http://anduin.eldar.org