Re: Which floppy drive
On Mon, 18 Dec 2000, Andreas Jaehnigen wrote:
> > Hmm, my box seems not to find the tftp image. It just repeats:
> > Timeout waiting for ARP/RARP packet
> Is your ARP server up and running? This message is typically generated due
What is an "ARP server".
I followed the instructions in the SPARC install manual topic 6.5.3.
My problem is: How does the sun find the server. How does it search the
net for such kind of server. How can I tell the IP of the tftp server?
> to some networking problems..
> Typically, the tftp images are located (on your tftp server) below /tftp
in the suggested configuration.
> Also, you need to links in this tftp directory, both pointing to the
> actual image file. The symlinks should be named after the ip adress of
> your client, in hex notation, and one of the should have the string
> ".SUN<arch-name>" appended.
> Example: If your box is a SUN4U machine (it is probably) and has the ip
> 192.168.0.1 you have to create the links like this:
> cd /tftpboot
> ln -s tftpboot.img C0A80001
> ln -s tftpboot.img C0A80001.SUN4U
# ll /tftpboot
-rw-r----- 3 tillea admin 2315984 Nov 27 19:30 0A0F8C37
-rw-r----- 3 tillea admin 2315984 Nov 27 19:30 0A0F8C37.SUN4U
-rw-r----- 3 tillea admin 2315984 Nov 27 19:30 tftpboot.img
(all hardlinks to the same file tftpboot.img from the Sparc boot disks