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Re: R4x00 and R5000 issues

On Sun, Aug 12, 2001 at 11:09:26AM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote:
> > ... and tcdpump doesn't seek any transmission :(
> 	Ran into this myself.  The kernel isn't compiled with bootp
> 	support so it can't find it's IP address to use so it's not
> 	bringing the networking up, thus the sendmsg error.  The way to
> 	fix this is to specify nfsaddrs=xx.xx.xx.xx where xx.xx.xx.xx is
> 	the IP address of the client.
> 	ie:
> boot -f bootp():linuxr4k-ip22 nfsaddrs= nfsroot=
> 	At the prom prompt.
Which kernel did you use? The "boot-floppy"-kernels all have kernel
level autoconfiguration compiled in(so do all the others on
honk.physik.uni-konstanz.de/linux-mips/). You have to use:
 bootp(): ip=bootp
to enable this though (ip=auto works too).
 -- Guido

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