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Re: bootp a Dec5000/240

To: damos.yum@usa.net
Subject: Re: bootp a Dec5000/240
From: Stoned Elipot <seb@linguist.jussieu.fr>
Date: Fri, 02 Jul 1999 11:10:56 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <19990702020004.22982.qmail@nw176.netaddress.usa.net>
Hi,
I quote your message to the list linux-mips@fnet.fr "where" there should be
people able to help you.

On 1 Jul 99 20:00:04 MDT  damos.yum@usa.net wrote:
> Hi 
> I have recently followed the instructions from the DECStation Linux
> installation HOWTO site setting up the boot and root FS server.  I am using a
> a alpha 500 running unix 4.0d as a server from which to boot the DEC station.
 
> I have followed all the steps thus far to the point of configuring the
> bootptab. This is how I configured it so far:
> byron:\ //The name of my machine
>         ::\
>         :ht=ether:\
>         :ha=080026301a59:\
>         :bf=vmlinux:\
>         :sa=10.1.0.100:\
>         :ip=10.1.0.150:\
>         :gw=10.1.1.2:\
>         :sm=255.255.0.0:\
>         :td=/linux:\
>         :hd=/linux:\
> 
> 
> 
> The problem I am encountering is that the decstation will not respond to the
> bootp.  I was wondering if you had any ideas on what may be missing here, or
> of any mistakes or solution that may be worth checking out.  I would be most
> grateful for any responces! Thanks Damien.
> 
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