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Re: More ammunition ... was Re: Making a floppy fails?

On 12/31/1999 11:12 AM David Gilbert wrote:
>... OK... getting more success, but I'm still loosing on the tftp
>(eepro and 3c905 are both at least being recognised).  Tried a
>reformat of the floppy to get this far, but I then get:
>Loading /usr/tftpboot/kernel.s.1... 
>Loading /usr/tftpboot/kernel.s.1... 

Great! Now we're getting somewhere.

What output are you getting in /var/log/messages (or /usr/adm/messages)?

Check that you have the "tftp" line in /etc/inetd.conf listing all the 
directories you need to have access to:

   tftp    dgram   udp     wait.1024  root  /usr/sbin/tcpd \
     in.tftpd /usr/local/netOS_i/ /tftpboot/workstation /tftpboot

>Loading /usr/tftpboot/kernel.s.1... 

Might you perhaps have "/tftpboot" instead of "/usr/tftpboot" in 
/etc/inetd.conf ?  Most tftpd's now by default won't serve files from 
directories not listed on the command line.

You might also want to insert

#define DEBUG

in the beginning of eepro100.c to see what is actually happening with the 

Let us know how it goes.



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