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Re: failed installation debian-mipsel (Decstation 5000/150)

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Subject: Re: failed installation debian-mipsel (Decstation 5000/150)
From: Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 14:56:42 +0100
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On Tue, 2001-11-27 13:49:30 +0100, Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
wrote in message <20011127134930.A7022@paradigm.rfc822.org>:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 01:43:10PM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> > > At least this should be mentioned:
> > > 
> > > echo 4096 >/proc/sys/net/ipv4/neigh/eth0/retrans_time
> > 
> >  Is it needed for TFTP?  What for?
> 
> The decstation fails to answer ARP requests while downloading. From
> kernel 2.2 on the arp entries expire faster which lets the tftp download
> fail somewhere in the middle.

Provide a static ARP entry. Won't expire ever:-)

MfG, JBG

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