Re: Thin Clients: No Boot Device (sometimes)
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torsdag 11. november 2004, 16:46, skrev Ralf Gesel|ensetter:
> Hi there,
> sometimes I have thin clients that just won't boot up from LAN
> (Mini-ITX). In such cases, the device seems to be quite stubborn,
> turning off/on doesn't help.
> I didn't have this problem in months (after sending in one client
> that had "no boot device" failures every 2nd boot). But now I have
> changing devices that seem to refuse boot for the whole day then.
> Is this really only a question of the NIC / bios? Or could it be that
> ltspserver is to slow to react at some point? Are there known
> problems with switches like this? What kind of trouble shooting would
> you recommend?
Maybe you have run out of automatically assigned ip-addresses?
That would give you a "no dhcp offers found" on the thinclient side,
while wathing syslog on the server you would see that the thinclient
tried to connect.
This is the relevant stanza from /etc/dhcp3/dhcpd-debian-edu.conf
range 192.168.0.200 192.168.0.253;
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