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Re: [K12OSN] boot problem



On Wed, 2003-10-15 at 03:11, Jack wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-10-14 at 22:07, Jack wrote:
> > Is there any reason a switch would prevent a client from booting?  I
> > have about 40 hp vectras with Intel nics in them.  They are hit and miss
> > when they boot.  Not very reliable at all.  However I've been using
> > about 15 kingston cards with no trouble whatsoever for over a year now. 
> 
> I've taken some the the non booting machines to my home ltsp setup and
> they boot right up.  Its all very confusing.  They swtich seems to be
> the only difference.  I am using Netgear at the school and a kingston
> switch at home.  

So how far do they get at school ??

Do they fail when looking for DHCP ?

Does the kernel crash and burn halfway through the boot process ?

Are there possibly any other DHCP servers running on the network ?

Help us to help you.

Martin Stevens




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