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Re: Indy bootstrap tftp problem

To: Andrew Cannon <ajc@gmx.net>
Subject: Re: Indy bootstrap tftp problem
From: Keith Owens <kaos@ocs.com.au>
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 21:30:37 +1100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: Your message of "Mon, 03 Feb 2003 11:08:00 BST." <3E3E3F80.8080704@gmx.net>
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Mon, 03 Feb 2003 11:08:00 +0100, 
Andrew Cannon <ajc@gmx.net> wrote:
>I am trying to install Linux on my Indy using the network boot procedure 
>described on the debian site at 
><http://www.linux-debian.de/howto/debian-mips-woody-install.html>
>
>This is not getting very far because the tftp load of the bootblock 
>fails with the Indy bootrom reporting "ip fragments error" for each tftp 
>reply packet that arrives (with debug enabled). Does anyone know what 
>might be happening here? Is this a known bug in the bootrom?

Some Indy bootroms do not cope with the "don't fragment" bit (DF) being
set.  If the tftp server is Linux

  echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_no_pmtu_disc


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