[K12OSN] Help: 2 dhcp servers!

Robert Arkiletian robark at telus.net
Mon May 17 00:57:20 UTC 2004

On Sunday 16 May 2004 3:43 pm, you wrote:
> you do not need to compile kernel since 2.4.21..

Unfortunately, I'm using k12ltsp 3.1.2 which uses kernel 2.4.20 so I will have 
to compile the client kernel. I have compiled my kernel at home on slackware 
so I do have a little experience. I'm not using 4 because I need SMP to be 

Regarding using the schools dhcp server:
Terrell wrote:
Note that options 67 and 17 need to be filled in regardless of which 
DHCP server you use. (a router or win server)

After reading Terrell's and your comments I now understand that I am going to 
have to have to access and modify the school server or router. This is 
something I don't want to (or can't) do. I want k12ltsp to run without asking 
for tech support from my school. So I have decided to go the non-standard 
port solution. This should be invisible to the school network.

Robert Arkiletian

> in dhspd.conf in global section
> option-option 128 e4:45:74:68:00:00;
> option-option 129 "DPORT=1001"
> i use 1001/1002
> in redhat /etc/init.d/dhcp i start section
> daemon /usr/bin/dhcpd -p 1001 $(DHCPDARGS)
> starts dhcp on port 1001
> download etherboot-5.0.11
> IN etherboot.h
> #define BOOTP_SERVER 1001
> #define BOOTP_CLIENT 1002
> then compile for instance fro an rtl8139 card
> make bin32/rtl8139.lzdsk
> for a romimage it is
> make bin32/rtl8139.lzrom
> might be easier for you to use 1067 1068 since the roms are available on
> romomatic//advantage to rolling your own is you can check pci device id and
> add support for oddball cards yourself by altering NIC file in the src
> directory..
> need help? holler on #ltsp freenode.net i am around
> fitfully..chuck
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