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Re: [K12OSN] Changes to dhcpd.conf for PCMCIA Booting


Unfortunately, at this point, the LTSP kernels don't support net-booting
via PCMCIA network interfaces.  There's no PCMCIA support in the initrd,
so the card can't even be detected.

I think it's still pretty rare to find a laptop that will actually
supports PXE booting via PCMCIA.

Jim McQuillan
jam Ltsp org

On Tue, 19 Jul 2005, Ben Murphy wrote:

> I'm working with laptops to try and create a mobile terminal services
> network. I've gotten the laptops to boot using PXE to the point at
> which the terminal receives the kernel from the server. At this point,
> I get a kernel panic error that says the network device cannot be
> detected and that changes need to be made to dhcpd.conf. I'm using
> PCMCIA ethernet devices. What changes should be made? It mentions
> option-129 and specifying a NIC, does that simply mean adding a driver
> and "pointing" to its location?
> Thank you,
> Ben Murphy
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