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Re: bootp problem on Indigo

To: Richard van den Berg <>
Subject: Re: bootp problem on Indigo
From: Jan-Benedict Glaw <>
Date: Sat, 27 May 2000 14:27:17 +0200
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.1000527134428.1988A-100000@whale.dutch.mountain>; from on Sat, May 27, 2000 at 01:48:19PM +0200
Mail-followup-to: Richard van den Berg <>,
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On Sat, May 27, 2000 at 01:48:19PM +0200, Richard van den Berg wrote:
> On Sat, 27 May 2000, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> > I've put together a kernel and want to test it. My problem is to boot  
> > it at all... Some time ago, the box did bootp as one would expect. Of   
> > course, nothing was changed;)
> Is vmlinux still world readable (chmod a+r vmlinux)?
[Forgot to send the answer to the list as well]

It is world-readable. The problem is that there's no attempt to fetch
the kernel via tftp at all. 3 bootp requests, three replys. This indicates
that the Indigo doesn't like the reply or that the box thinks that it
is the "wrong answer"... So I think there's something wrong with my
bootptab setup:



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