>>When i write the SAME image as on the disk to an EPROM an try to boot from EPROM with bootp-server in a different subnet >>, the client recieves the configuration from bootp (local IP, Server IP. filename) correctly, after that the client reports >> >>TFTP: ARP Timeout >> >>As said before, the same image always works fine when booted from disk, it also works when booted from EPROM within the same subnet. >>Any suggestions what could be the problem? >> >>Thanks >> >>Juergen> Hi, > >seems to be a problem of the "gw=" entry in bootptab. The client is able to optain its ip since the router is configured for forwarding bootp requests, but >there is obviously no gateway-ip provided in the bootp-reply so that the client doesn't know how to contact the TFTP-server which lies beyond the router > >mit freundlichem Gruß >Burkhard Greeb Hi, thanks for your suggestion, but the gw= entries in the bootptab are correct. As I said before when I put the .flo - image from the same "make" on a floppy-disk and boot from the disk I don't get any timeouts and the client boots correctly. The problem only occures when booting from EPROM (same networkcard, of course). Perhaps any ideas? regards Juergen Vollmar =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: "Vollmar, Juergen, G44" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in it's body to email@example.com. If you have problems with this list, send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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