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RE: I'm stuck...

To: "'Klaus Naumann'" <spock@mgnet.de>, "'J. Scott Kasten'" <jsk@tetracon-eng.net>
Subject: RE: I'm stuck...
From: Calvine Chew <calvine@sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 09:33:59 +0800
Cc: "'linux-mips@oss.sgi.com'" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Hi Klaus and Scott.

Got tftp to work... damn! Linux in.tftpd didn't like the "-s" flag in
inetd.conf. Once that was gone, the HardHat install fired up!

Thanks all!!

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Calvine Chew, Technical Consultant
Technology & Industry Consulting Group (Asia South), SGI.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Klaus Naumann [mailto:spock@mgnet.de]
> Sent: Friday, December 01, 2000 5:30 AM
> To: Calvine Chew
> Cc: 'linux-mips@oss.sgi.com'
> Subject: RE: I'm stuck...
> 
> 
> On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, Calvine Chew wrote:
> 
> > Hi Klaus...
> > 
> > I would have installed RedHat 6.2 (like a trueblue SGI-man :-) but
> > the boot kernel hits the PC Card Services hang on installation.
> > SuSE 6.4 doesn't, hooked up my ethernet/modem and scsi 
> cards beautifully.
> 
> It's ok - I was just kiddin' because it's known that I'm not a big fan
> of the SuSE distribution for several reasons - but I'm far away from
> wanting to start a distro war here. So to make it clear I really was
> joking.
> 
> [snipped verbose message]
> 
> Calvine, what I'm asking myself is, if the box actually has connection
> to the net. Becuase if you don't get a single packet out on bootp time
> then something really is broken. So please try to check in any way if
> the box has netconn - does it have an AUI ? Some SGI systems seem
> to use that as first ethernet adapter and have problems with it ...
> 
>                       HTH, Klaus
> 
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