tftp issue when starting 3 VMs

Derick Swanepoel dswanepoel at
Tue May 10 12:18:49 CEST 2005

On 5/10/05, Frank Mehnert <fm3 at> wrote:
> Hi Derick,
> On Tuesday 10 May 2005 11:01, Derick Swanepoel wrote:
> > I'm trying to start three VMs from grub (one master and two slaves), but
> > the tftp provider fails to load the third kernel. This file is the same as
> > the second VM's kernel, which loads successfully.
> Hmm, no idea. Has your L4Linux a driver for your network card included
> (it should not). Please post the full log file.

The kernel used for the master VM has a driver for my network card,
but the two slave kernels do not. Note that everything works fine if I
start one master and one slave, or two slaves, but not one master and
two slaves.

However, sometimes it does work, but very infrequently.

I've attached the boot log (it's very long and somewhat hard to make
sense of because the messages of the master and slave kernel are
interleaved :( )

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