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Re: [K12OSN] Booting



I have piles of unisys aquanta designed to netboot to netware.Don't use
that option.. Should be able to boot from eeprom withour that option if
your eeprom is enabled.i disable pnp allow boot from onboard nic and
away it goes..chuckOn Wed, 2003-10-08 at 21:51, John P. Conlon wrote:
> I'm already using the floppy start method with the built in NIC.  THe 
> motherboard is about two years old and I was just wondering if I could 
> make it start the other way.  I double checked the BIOS settings and I 
> can't find anything that will allow me to change the settings to 
> DHCP/BOOT.  Thanks anyway.
> Bye
> Pat
> 
> Terrell Prude', Jr. wrote:
> 
> > How old is this motherboard, and is there any setting to tell it to 
> > look for a DHCP/BOOTP server?  If not, I suspect a new NIC may be in 
> > order.  Since "Novell servers" run IPX/SPX, DHCP/BOOTP doesn't even 
> > come into the picture, so LTSP doesn't have a way of even talking to 
> > it.  The OSI Layer 3 addressing in IPX is significantly different than 
> > in IP.
> >
> > You may be looking at picking up another NIC for this box and using an 
> > Etherboot or PXE floppy.
> >
> > --TP
> >
> > On Tue, 2003-10-07 at 22:49, John P. Conlon wrote:
> >
> >I have a motherboard that has a Davicom 9102 NIC built in.  In the BIOS 
> >I can set it up to boot from  server.  The problem in that the bios goes 
> >looking for a NOVEL server.  Is there  set of instructions that I can 
> >put in the lts.conf file that will make the terminal think it is seeing 
> >what it needs load?
> >Thanks
> >Pat
> >
> >
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