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Re: DHCP/nfsroot not working

Alvin Oga <aoga@mail.Linux-Consulting.com> writes:

> On 6 Apr 2005, Urs Thuermann wrote:
> > The kernel is loaded by grub, boots, brings up the eth0 interface and
> > sends DHCP requests.  The DHCP server replies correctly (checked with
> > tcpdump) but the client seems not to see these replies.  It continues
> > sending DHCP requests until it times out.

> since it works with static ip# specified, it'd point my
> finger at the dhcp server
> - does dhcp.conf have "allow bootp" and "allow booting"
> - i assume the dhcpd.conf file also has its mac addy listed in the
>   list of servers the dhcp server is trying to boot

The DHCP server is ok.  I can see the replies with tcpdump -nev.

> - more pxe boot stuff
> 	http://linux-boot.net/Boot/Network/

I don't do anything with TFTP, pxe or netboot.  The grub boot loader
and the kernel image is on the hard disk.  Only DHCP and NFS.

But thanx for your answer anyway.


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