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Re: testing rc1 and latest daily on SGI O2

On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 11:50:55PM +0200, Giuseppe Sacco wrote:
> during a few weeks I have an SGI O2, so I am trying a d-i installation.
> The system is an IP32 with an R5000 CPU running at 200mhz, 128Mb of RAM,
> 2x2Gb SCSI disks, CRM rev C video card, SCSI CDROM.
> Do you have any hints on what to do or check in order to install debian
> on this machine?

Did you try turning off path MTU discovery on the tftp server?

   echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_no_pmtu_disc

This is a known issue with SGI boot firmware and is, I think, in the
FAQ/installation instructions (though I am too lazy to go look). If
it is not, it ought to be added.
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