[parisc-linux] 735 and rboot

Darcy Buskermolen darcy@ok-connect.com
Thu, 22 Jun 2000 08:27:40 -0700

My 735 uses rboot, I've confirmed this by using tcpdump and ethernet
protocol analysis tools, when I type boot lan.ether-adder.0.0 it is infact
doing a rboot and not tftp or bootp.

At 09:05 AM 6/22/00 +0200, you wrote:
>the 735's are not using RBOOT anymore - they're using the standard BOOTP
>protocol. For more information, see the comments in any standard
>/etc/bootptab template or the bootp manual pages. A sample entry should
>look like this
>        :hd=<tftp-directory>:\
>        :bf=<bootfile>:\
>        :ht=ether:\
>        :ha=<mac-addr>:\
>        :sm=<subnet-mask>:\
>        :hn:\
>        :ip=<ip-address>:\
>        :vm=rfc1048:
>If bootpd and tftpd are ready, you can try to boot your HP with a "boot
>lan" command, also the BOOTP server should be visible when searching for
>bootable devices...
>Darcy Buskermolen wrote:
>> Has anybody gotten pa-linux to boot via rboot ?
>> My old 735/125's only give me the rboot option  for booting from the
>> network (which I have never before used).
>> if someone has instructions for this that would be extreamly helpful
>> however, Any information would be useful
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>best regards,
>Alexander Strauss <strauss@astracom.net>