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cannot able to boot jumpstart client(tftp boot problem)

Posted on 2007-11-26
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Hi,
    i am getting following error when i try to boot jumpstart client with following command

   ok boot net -install
   Timed out waiting for TFTP reply

what could be the problem?.
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Question by:sants_pp
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omarfarid earned 2000 total points
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Hi,

Please make sure that tftp entry in /etc/inetd.conf is uncommented. Also, please see:

http://forum.java.sun.com/thread.jspa?threadID=5141387
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by:sants_pp
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i commemted out and it worked fine.
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by:mksingh1
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For me tftp was commented out and inetconv had been run, so the above solution was already completed. However the link provided gave me following syntax wich worked.

# ./add_install_client -e "0:14:4f:fa:95:f0" -p rhank-d:/jumpstart/sol_10_509_sparc -c rhank-d:/jumpstart/sol_10_509_sparc t5240-1s sun4v
enabling network/rpc/bootparams service
updating /etc/bootparams
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