[K12OSN] PXE boot problem

Brian Chase networkr0 at cfl.rr.com
Wed Apr 7 03:20:24 UTC 2004

Any reason you must use PXE-boot?  How about Etherboot?

Here's a card that's tested for LTSP:


Dan Bo wrote:

> I am preparing for a presentation for my school, and,
> because I didn't want to haul any equipment in, I was
> testing with Knoppix and the terminal server on there.
>  Wait, though, because my problem is probably simple. 
> The machine uses an eepro100, boots, gets its IP by
> DHCP correctly, but hangs on TFTP.  The server shows
> three instances of in.tftpd running, but the file
> never gets downloaded.  I suspect that it's because
> the NIC has a PXE 0.99b, and I know that some versions
> have problems.  Any quick help, or should I find
> another NIC?  No chance on getting the Netware network
> boot stuff to work, I know...
> Dan
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