SUMMARY -- Jumpstart solaris 2.6 NFS timeouts

From: Jan De Luyck <>
Date: Mon Jul 05 2004 - 11:48:58 EDT
Thanks to all who replied, but appareantely the nic itself is faulty. I 
started the box with a sparc linux boot cd, and even there the performance is 
totally borked, lots of disconnections/...

I'm going to stuff in a second PCI nic and do my things as such.

On Thursday 01 July 2004 18:54, Jan De Luyck wrote:
> Hello List,
> I'm trying to jumpstart an ultra5 with solaris 2.6. I've done it a zillion
> of times, but this time i keep getting NFS Timeouts - the jumpstart isn't
> exactly succeeding.
> The jumpstart server is up and running, nfs shares are available, i can
> mount them from any other box.
> The ARP packages and initial boot image transfer succeeds, albeit slowly.
> Any ideas?
> I've put apply transfer-speed=100 in the nvram, but is there a parameter to
> force a certain duplex mode? It should be 100FDX, but I don't know how it's
> switched default (no auto-negotiation).
> Thanks.
> Jan

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