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Re: RHEL4: cannot kickstart clients with Broadcom DCM5751 Gigabit



On Wed, 2005-12-14 at 09:14 +0100, Alex TOURNIER wrote:
> 
> Once DHCP fails, if I try gain it fails again..it does not work ...I use 
> a CISCO switch CATALYST 4503.
> I did try also with RHEL 4 update 2 as adives by Brian, but the 
> behaviour is the same.
> It works if I insert a 3COM 3C905CX into the host...but it is just a 
> test...i want to use the Broadcom NIC as it's integrated on the mother 
> board and I have a bunch of those to be installed.
> Do you think that using  a simple Hub instead of a Switch  could help?

Most likely not.  I've seen this before, the broadcom just takes too
long to get an IPaddress, if it gets one at all.  Try setting a static
IP address instead of doing DHCP.

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