[K12OSN] LTSP Setup question.

Pete pvdw at criticalcontrol.com
Thu Oct 14 22:18:38 UTC 2004

Brad Bendily wrote:

>I'm sure this question has been asked and answered before, but I'm not
>really sure how to look up the question, so i thought I would start here
>and let you guys point me to some good articles or threads on the
>I downloaded K-12LTSP and I have it installed and everything
>seems to be running fine. However, I would like to have the
>configuration be a little different than the default.
>I want my server to be setup with only 1 NIC and I'd like the workstations
>to remain on the public LAN.
>So I guess this means I would have to have my already existing DHCP
>server hand out the location of the LTSP tftp server?
>I'm not sure what else I would have to change. Is there any existing docs
>out there for this type of setup?
>Brad B
1. Make sure the DHCPD on the LTS is stopped and the service is NOT 
started again after the next reboot. (On Fedora Core 1 run levels 3,4 & 5)
2. Tweak the setting of the DHCP server to accomodate your requirements.
    In the DHCP Service Config
    Add the 5 values listed below:
        Code    Option Name        Value(s)
        6    Domain Name Server
        17    Root Path
        28    Broadcast Address
        66    TFTP Server Name
        67    Boot File Name        /lts/vmlinuz.ltsp

(In our test environment the LTS box had IP and the Novell 
DHCP server was

What bread is the existing DHCP server?
Novell other Linux or ...?



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