[K12OSN] Kernel Panic

John G. Ruff JRuff at Sihope.com
Tue Dec 6 03:34:32 UTC 2005

Thank you so much for your advice. It turns out that I updated
the packages on the (Linux based) firewall system & the DHCP
server got turned back on. It really is hard to keep track of all
of the side effects.

After all the time I spent on this today, the couple dollars
sounds like a plan.


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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