[K12OSN] Kernel Panic

Paul VanGundy vangundypw at sau14.k12.nh.us
Tue Dec 6 03:12:41 UTC 2005

I agree with Mike. I use a different range on the same subnet. On my
LTSP network I use


Paul VanGundy
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Epping High School
Epping Middle School
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On Mon, 2005-12-05 at 17:58 -0800, Mike Ely wrote:
> Eric Harrison wrote:
> >> Kernel panic: Attempted to kill init!
> > 
> > This often means one of two things: 1) your /etc/dhcpd.conf file
> > was modified or the more likely 2) you have a rogue DHCP server.
> >
> This is why I never use for anything - pretty much all 
> consumer-grade NAT boxes use that subnet, and people sometimes try to 
> multiply a port by plugging them into the network (with chaotic results 
> extending beyond the LTSP boxes) via a LAN port, and they dutifully 
> begin serving DHCP to the first 254 clients that ask.
> If your network is addressed with or some variant, then I'd 
> suggest for your LTSP DHCP config (unless of course you 
> need several hundred thousand internal IP addresses for LTSP, in which 
> case maybe you could lend me a couple dollars?), and of course, if 
> you're using 172 for your regular LAN, then use 10 for LTSP.
> The advantage to doing this is that it's a lot easier to debug stuff 
> like martian devices on the network or a broken config somewhere.
> Cheers,
> Mike
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