Re: Sparc5 woody boot woes update
On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 06:00:17PM +0000, Taras Ciuriak wrote:
> An update for those interested in my progress with getting this working.
> I set up my Linux laptop as a DHCP server. I can confirm it's working
> as, quite coincidentally, a colleague popped by my desk to ask what the
> next free IP address was. Sure enough, in my log he'd already been
> picked up by the new DHCP server...so far so good. Next, I fiddled with
> xinetd to get tftpd set up. It's the only service I configured to run
> under xinetd and xinetd duly informs me now that it actually has one
> service configured to run.
> Unfortunately, still, when I "boot net", I get the message "Timeout
> waiting for ARP/RARP packet".
DHCP != RARP.
Install the RARP server (rarpd); create/edit /etc/ethers, and have
I assume you have RTFM on how to name your tftp files for booting.
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