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Re: [K12OSN] tftp PXE and such



Well, 

Another computer sitting right beside it boots fine from etherboot floppy.
So I assume tftp is running.

And I assume the path in dhcpd.conf is correct, too, unless there is a 
different kernel for PXE than etherboot.

Thanks for the reply. . .

DS

On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Scott Sherrill wrote:

> >Hi all!
> >
> >I have put a 3com 3c905(TPO?) adapter in a workstation and it attempts to
> >boot from it.
> >
> >If I use a boot floppy, it gets to the part where it would start the
> >tftp download of the kernel and says file not found.
> 
> Sure tftp is running?
> 
> /sbin/chkconfig --list tftp
> 
> Otherwise when you specifed your path in your dhcpd.conf file you 
> need to have the following entries:
> 
> option root-path        "10.1.1.230:/opt/ltsp/i386";
> filename                "/lts/vmlinuz.ltsp";
> next-server 10.1.1.230;
> 
> and vmlinuz is actually located in /tftpboot/lts/
> 
> Other than those basics not sure....
> 
> 
> >If I let it PXE boot it gets a number by dhcp, and sets gateway, IP and
> >server IP but when it gets to where it would start the TFTP is just sits
> >there making dots for awhile and says "TFTP. . . . . ."forever
> >
> 
> I have a separate dhcpd server and tftp server.
> 
> When I tried pxe using the configuration and package from
> 
> http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/ltsp/pxestuff-3.0.5-i386.tgz?download
> 
> All I got was timeouts --- Until I put my pxe files on my dhcpd 
> server -- once I did that it work(ed|s) great.
> 
> Apparently pxe looks only on the dhcpd server for its files it won't 
> pass control off to another tfp server (at least I never got it to 
> work).
> 
> 
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Doug Simpson
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