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Re: [K12OSN] tftp PXE and such



Also, I have some computers in a lab down the hall that will PXE boot 
every time.

DS

On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Doug Simpson wrote:

> 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
Technology Specialist
DeQueen Public Schools
DeQueen, AR 71832
simpsond leopards k12 ar us
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