Re: tftpboot.img and dmfe support
On Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 01:07:20PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> Have you tried the one at:
If I remember correctly the tftp boot images provided above don't
have a version of the tulip driver built in that supports the dmfe
cards built in. I think the drivers.tgz file contains a tulip module
which does work, but without working networking it's rather difficult
to get it onto the machine. (And if it did boot the network cable
would need to be swapped before containing since Linux numbers the
NIC's differently to the markings on the machine and the way Solaris
I ended up removing the HDD and moving it to a PC, copying all of the
base installation files onto it, and then tftpbooted the image but
installed from HDD. (It wasn't quite that easy though since it took
me about 10 goes to get the correct stuff on the HDD and in the
correct place... plus I'd never used debian before - the installer is
pretty primitive, totally unforgiving and not very helpful when
things don't work...)
This is from the logs when I originally installed this machine (It's
now running 2.5):
May 11 20:22:53 aviendha kernel: Linux version 2.4.19 (root@hopper) (gcc version egcs-2.92.11 19980921 (gcc2 ss-980609 experimental)) #1 Fri Oct 4 18:36:11 EDT 2002
May 11 20:25:42 aviendha kernel: Linux Tulip driver version 0.9.15-pre11 (May 11, 2002)
May 11 20:25:42 aviendha kernel: tulip0: Old style EEPROM with no media selection information.
May 11 20:25:42 aviendha kernel: tulip0: MII transceiver #1 config 3100 status 7809 advertising 01e1.
May 11 20:25:42 aviendha kernel: eth0: Davicom DM9102/DM9102A rev 49 at 0x1fe02010100, EEPROM not present, 00:03:BA:06:30:E1, IRQ 7172864.
May 11 20:25:42 aviendha kernel: tulip1: Old style EEPROM with no media selection information.
May 11 20:25:42 aviendha kernel: tulip1: MII transceiver #1 config 3100 status 7829 advertising 01e1.
May 11 20:25:42 aviendha kernel: eth1: Davicom DM9102/DM9102A rev 49 at 0x1fe02010000, EEPROM not present, 00:03:BA:06:30:E0, IRQ 7172160.
> I assume you have a Netra T1.
In my case this was on an X1.
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