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dhcp problems (Re: boot floppies 2.2.7 available for testing)

Gave the 2.2.7 images a try on a netfinity 5500 m10 (same one I've been

I haven't been able to get an install working with dhcp.  It either hangs
after downloading the drivers image from the network, or if I load the os
by floppy, it hangs after downloading the base system.  Manually giving
the box an ip address avoid these problems.  Checking the debug log
(alt-f3), the last messages are from pump.  Nothing from the install
program is shown after pump runs.

I can do a bit more testing early this weekend.  Otherwise, I'm out of
town for next week.


On Mon, 14 Feb 2000, Joey Hess wrote:

> Boot-floppies 2.2.7 have been released, and need some testing. 2.2.7 is
> mostly bugfixes, plus more changes to lbr/lilo prompting. Several of the
> previous problems, like networking and DHCP, seem to have been fixed;
> others, like PCMCIA, may still be a problem. We need some more problem &
> success reports to figure out where to go and what to do from here. Much of
> what Adam posted about the last release is still quite relevant:
> > Debuggers should be using the 'debug' bootarg when booting.  Other
> > interesting bootargs are 'verbose' (for instance, if you don't want to
> > retain 2.0 compat in your e2fs filesystems) and 'quiet' (tries to
> > inhibit prompts whenever possible).
> > 
> > Be sure to file bugs against the right package, such as base-config,
> > modconf, kernel-image-2.2.14 or kernel-image-2.2.14-compact, etc.
> >
> > Comments and followup to debian-boot@lists.debian.org please.


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