new to netwinder

Ralph Siemsen ralphs at
Sat Jul 28 10:54:52 EDT 2007

On Sat, Jul 28, 2007 at 08:51:10AM -0400, François Jacques wrote:
> Looking at the debian etch activity, it looks like some Debian got it
> working.

It will boot fine with straight tarball, built with
"make netwinder_defconfig; make zImage".  The debian folks have
more work to do since they use the same binary for multiple ARM
> My HDD died recently, I got a replacement from Fujitsu, but the netwinder
> just REFUSES to get an IP address from the dhcp and, in fixed IP addr mode,
> to fetch the boot image from my tftpserver. Not sure if the NICs are dead or
> not, I tried with both (and the firewall on the tftp server was off during
> the effort)

Can you make a tcpdump on the tftp server so we can see what's happening?


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