Re: Network Install bogs
If the problem raises just after the beguinning of the ftp/http
session, this could be a PMTU discovery issue (covered in numerous
places, google for details). Try with setting the mtu on the sun
interface to 1400 for exemple and see if this fix you problem.
On Sat, Jan 18, 2003 at 08:01:45AM -0500, Naresh Reddy wrote:
> To add on the last post;
> I have concluded that there is NO hardware problems because, I just
> transferred a large ISO (650megs) from the Ipmasq server to the Sun Box,
> and I got very good speeds, and it did copy the ISO to the Sun Box.
> However, when I try to download an ISO to that box I get good speeds for
> about 60 secs, and it just "stalls" according to wget.
> On Fri, 17 Jan 2003, Ben Collins wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 10:02:01AM -0500, Naresh Reddy wrote:
> > > I am trying to do a network install of Debian (Woody) on an Ultra Sparc10. I
> > > already set up tftp and it boots the image fine, however when I set up the
> > > network and try to get rescue.bin from the debian mirror it stops downloaded it
> > > at about 50%.
> > >
> > > When I open up another console (Alt+F2) I can ping out fine (ip masq), and even
> > > ping the debian server(s). So I don't think there is anything wrong with my
> > > network.
> > You have a firewall..are you also using a transparent http proxy? Have
> > you tried http and ftp?
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