[K12OSN] Compaq deskpro PXE error

Randall Swift swift at msad52.k12.me.us
Thu Oct 7 12:29:33 UTC 2004

For my deskpro's I installed the Intel Boot agent software update for PCI
NICS from the following address:
http://h18007.www1.hp.com/support/files/Deskpro/us/locate/4_142.html and
that solved all my boot issues.
Of course this is only for PCI NICS.

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>I have some old deskpros as well, there were two things that I had to 
>do to get it working. Google was my friend. :)
>I had to add -r blksize to the server_agrs line in /etc/xinetd.d/tftp, 
>then restart xinetd
>I also ran this command "echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_no_pmtu_disc", 
>and put it in rc.local so it will run at startup.
>On Oct 6, 2004, at 1:09 PM, Krsnendu dasa wrote:
>> I bought a Compaq deskpro SFF 300 Celeron
>> When I try network boot it get the ip address from DHCP but then PXE 
>> fails
>> with the following message.
>> No PXE server found, using standard boot file
>> TFTP......
>> Then it times out.
>> Any way around this error?
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Randy Swift
Network Administrator
Leavitt Area High School
Turner, Maine 04282
swift at msad52.k12.me.us

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