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Re: Thin clients

2009/1/20 Fred Zinsli <fred.zinsli@shooter.co.nz>:
> OK, I have attempted the setup below with issues.
> http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/cgi-bin/emcinfo.pl?Debian_Etch_Server_And_Diskless_EMC2_Thin_Clients
> Firstly I set it all up without DHCP as I already have a DHCP server on my
> network, but the diskless client fails to get an IP from my existing
> server so I assume there is some more to this than meets the eye.

The dhcp server is first to hand out an IP to the client and also
point towards the server where it is to get boot files. (tftp server)

> If I setup the DHCP server as suggested will (could) it interfere with my
> existing DHCP server?
> All clients on my network use DHCP and my network only has 1 segment/subnet.

One subnet should have only one dhcp master. So either you create
another subnet or use existing dhcp server to hand out IP's and also
point to tftp server (LTSP server)

Sudev Barar
Read http://blog.sudev.in for topics ranging from here to there.

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