[K12OSN] bootup slow -- nfs server not responding

Rob Owens rob.owens at biochemfluidics.com
Wed Sep 10 18:09:14 UTC 2008

george kocke wrote:
> Rob Owens wrote:
>> The reason I upgraded the RAM is because I've been getting slow boot
>> times on the thin clients, with the message "nfs server not responding"
>> showing up at least 10 times during the boot process.  The clients
>> eventually boot successfully.  The upgrade didn't seem to help, but hey,
>> it was cheap and easy to try.
> Sorry if anyone else has responded with this, but the URL below helped
> me when I ran into this problem:
> http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/NFS#NFS_Server_not_responding
This seems to have solved my problem.  I only tested it on PXE so far,
but the problem has completely disappeared when PXE booting.

For the archives:

My "append" line in pxelinux.cfg/default was slightly different than the
one shown on the wiki.  I simply added:


to the end of my existing "append" line.

Thanks for the help, everyone.


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