[rescue] installing U2 without CDROM - help please!

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Wed Jun 15 12:03:36 CDT 2005

Someone generated the quantum flux that came across as... Steve Tremblett
> On 6/15/05, Jody Stephens <jody.stephens at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Can you give us some details of your setup?  Are you positive that you
>> have all the correct daemons running? Can you grab a tcpdump of the
>> whole booting process?
>> Also what version of the prom are you running? The boot banner should
>> tell you. Also just in case, are you sure you have NFS running
>> correctly to serve up the kernel?
> rarp is running & working
> tftp is running & working
> bootparamd, dhcp, and NFS are all running but I don't see any
> requests.  tcpdump shows lots of tftp packets being sent to the client
> (UDP 516), and occasional packets from the client to the server at UDP
> 4.  I originally assumed these were ACKs but I'm guessing they are the
> next clue to investigate.
> The machine is at home, so I'll post some better info tonight.

Just FYI - it's a bit dated but the Javastation How-To might have some
info the other things missed:


I've never personally been able to get netbooting to work right through. :-/

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