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Re: [K12OSN] Dual boot to LTSP?



> Michael,

> 1.  Can the machines be set up to boot off of the LTSP server over
> the LAN without affecting the Windows setup on the HD?  I would
> assume this is the case since the standard k12LTSP setup bypasses the
> local HD by the use of a boot rom image on a floppy.  Would the use
> of a boot rom floppy when desiring Linux be the easiest way to do
> this? Or is there better way?

I have 3 workstation  which it has win98 on it, and if i want to run
k12lstp i just put
the floppy on it and works fine.

>
> 2.  These Windows machines already received their IPs via a
> centralized DHCP server.  Assuming that we want to leave these
> machines plugged in to the existing LAN, how do we configure the
> workstations to get their DHCP numbers?  Not from the LTSP server,
> but from the LAN DHCP server, right?  If so, do we turn off DHCP
> services on the LTSP server?  How then does the workstation know to
> pull the kernel, apps, etc. via TFTP from the LTSP server?  What
> other sorts of changes need to be made to the LTSP server?
> Workstations?

Just make your k12ltsp dhcp be the defualt dhcp server for both win98 ws
and k12ltsp ws

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