Summary: E450 trying to auto-boot from net

From: Nate Campi <>
Date: Mon Jul 23 2001 - 00:11:49 EDT
Thanks to all who were kind enough not to call me names when they told
me that the key is likely in the diag switch.

Tomorrow morning when I check it I'm sure this will be the case.

Thanks to:
Geoff Reed
Brett Lymn
Ben Green  
Ken Zachmann
Jed Dobson  
Richard Smith
Steve Mickeler
Shannon Ward 
Stefan Molnar 
Kristopher Bris
Eyal Edri      
Dennis Martens  

Original post:

On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 04:59:41PM -0700, Nate Campi wrote:
> I have an E450 running solaris 8 that tries to boot from the 
> network every time it reboots. We've tried setting the default 
> to disk first by using (at the openboot prompt)
>  setenv boot-device disk
> but no matter what it tries to boot from net. We even tried
>  set-defaults
> to get the default behavior of booting from disk, but to no avail. You
> can break from the attempt to boot from the network and type
>  boot disk
> and it boots fine. How can we get this machine to auto-boot from disk?
> It has a regular built in hme NIC.
Nate Campi  (415) 276-8678  UNIX Ops, Terra Lycos - WiReD SF
Received on Mon Jul 23 05:11:49 2001

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