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
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.