[K12OSN] M2NPV motherboard and PXE

Leo Willems willems.leo at googlemail.com
Thu May 22 00:13:04 UTC 2008

2008/5/22 JOSEPH O'BRIEN <jobrien at meridian.wednet.edu>:
> Any advice?  I'm having trouble getting a Asus M2NPV motherboard to connect
> to a K12LTSP server (CentOS 5).  PXE gets an IP fine, but when it tries to
> run DHCP the second time it fails with an undetected network card.  I've
> booted to a live cd and it is using the forcedeth driver fine so I added
> NIC=forcedeth to /tftpboot/lts/pxe/pxelinux.cfg/config.  Doing that I get an
> "ERROR! dhcpd failed!" after it loads the forcedeth module.  Suggestions?
> --thx
> --joe

Joe, an alternative would be to use Etherboot with a PCI NIC and floppy disk.

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