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Re: [K12OSN] boot problem



On Wed, 2003-10-15 at 05:34, Jack wrote:
> > 
> The workstations fail when looking for DHCP.  They never find one.  Just
> the message "searching for DHCP server................" However when I
> bring that same machine home it boots right up. There are no other DHCP
> servers on that network at the school.  Furthermore on that same network
> 15 othe lab machines have been working without a hitch for over a year. 
> 

Switches have to re-compute their spanning-tree topology whenever
a new port comes up which might take longer than the workstation
will wait.  If you can see the switch, does the light stay green
a while before the workstation times out?

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  Les Mikesell
   les futuresource com





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