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Re: Debian on Indy.

To: James Simmons <jsimmons@transvirtual.com>
Subject: Re: Debian on Indy.
From: Karsten Merker <karsten@excalibur.cologne.de>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2002 19:19:45 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 09:40:11AM -0700, James Simmons wrote:
> 
> I just recently attempted to install debian on a new indy I just got. I
> entered the prom boot console and typed bootp()/tftpboot/tfptboot.img. It
> failed. What steps am I missing?

Without more information on how it failed that is difficult to tell.
Any logfile entries on the bootp/tftp server?
Have you looked at http://www.linux-mips.org/technical_faq.html?
There you can find a list of possible problems when netbooting an Indy.

HTH,
Karsten
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