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Re: Problem booting Debian/NSLU2 after flashing

On Sat, May 19, 2007 at 06:31:57PM +0200, Martin Michlmayr wrote: 
> * Martin Weinberg <martin.weinberg@comcast.net> [2007-05-19 11:52]:
> > But, back to Debian/NSLU2: no I did not specify a DNS.  I flashed with
> > a point-to-point connection to a laptop.  My network is running off of
> > a Netgear wireless/wired router and I specified a static IP and
> > gateway.  Afterwards, my intention was to plug it into the router.
> > This worked fine with the SlugOS-3.10.  Is a DNS necessary for a
> > Debian/NSLU2 boot??
> Yes, the installer needs DNS so it'll be able to find a mirror.

Well, that makes sense eventually, but would the absense of the DNS
hang the boot early on? I could not get past "continuous amber" and
couldn't log on at any time and the device never responded to a ping.

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