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Re: Multia netboot with SRM

On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 02:38:07PM -0600, Harmon Seaver wrote:
>       Something has gone wacky with my netboot setup and I can't figure
> out what, but since nothing changed on the server (and it was working
> fine over and over the other day) I think it has to be on the mulita end.
>     When I do the "boot ewa0", the bootp process starts, but instead of
> the IP number of the server, it reads and instead of the Mac
> address of the server it has the hw address of the mulita. At the same
> time, it is certainly reading something from the server since it gets
> it's dhcp IP okay, and it reads the correct netboot image file.
>      What's weird too is that even if I unplug the ethernet cable, and
> try to do a boot ewa0, it still comes back with the same info.

Um, booting from the network without having your network cable plugged in is
obviously impossible.  Does this persist across a power cycle of the system?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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