Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Internal/Soekris


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Sep 20, 2006, 3:57:48 PM (15 years ago)
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Joseph F. Miklojcik III
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     1= Soekris Manual
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    13http://soekris.com/Manuals/net4801_manual.pdf
    24
    3 * set up infrastructure
     5= boot infrastructure
    46
    57The netboot image for debian is already around.  You need
     
    79wget http://centerclick.org/net4801/pxelinux/pxelinux.0.gz
    810
    9 as opposed to the pxelinux.bin that's already around.  You need to
    10 make a link in pxelinux.cfg to an appropriate pxelinux configuration
    11 file, namely the one for serial.  To the end of the 'insall' image you
    12 want to add:
     11as opposed to the pxelinux.bin that's already around.  You need to make a link in pxelinux.cfg to an appropriate pxelinux configuration file, namely the one for serial.  To the end of the 'install' image you want to add:
    1312
    1413DEBIAN_FRONTEND=text
     
    1615(we did this, so it's probably already there.)
    1716
    18 Minicom should be set for 9600 baud, 8 databits, no parity, 1 stop
    19 bit, no flow control.  Turn hardware flow control off in minicom.  The
    20 UNIX device for talking to the console is almost certainly /dev/ttyS0.
     17Minicom should be set for 9600 baud, 8 databits, no parity, 1 stop bit, no flow control.  Turn hardware flow control off in minicom.  The UNIX device for talking to the console is almost certainly /dev/ttyS0.
    2118
    22 * configure the Soekris net4801 BIOS
     19= configure the Soekris net4801 BIOS
    2320
    2421Look at the banner from when the net4801 boots.  Get the BIOS version
    2522and check it against the Soekris web site.
    2623
    27 Set the date and time.
     24date YYYY/MMDD
     25time HH:MM:SS
     26set ConSpeed=9600
     27set BootDrive=F0 FF 80 81
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    29 set ConSpeed=9600
     29The only reliable way to obtain the MAC address of 'Eth 0', without having an operating system already loaded, is to watch the diagnostic output of
     30
     31boot f0