[Soekris] Running Debian on Soekris!.....gnu-linux dhcp issue..???

Trevor Warren trevor.w at media.mit.edu
Mon Feb 24 06:22:31 UTC 2003


Hello Tom...;)

 the errors i can see are as follows.....

Feb 24 00:44:23 linuxfreak dhcpd: DHCPDISCOVER from 00:00:24:c0:aa:38
via eth0
Feb 24 00:44:23 linuxfreak dhcpd: DHCPOFFER on 10.0.0.100 to
00:00:24:c0:aa:38 via eth0
Feb 24 00:44:26 linuxfreak dhcpd: DHCPREQUEST for 10.0.0.100 (10.0.0.93)
from 00:00:24:c0:aa:38 via eth0
Feb 24 00:44:26 linuxfreak dhcpd: DHCPACK on 10.0.0.100 to
00:00:24:c0:aa:38 via eth0
Feb 23 19:14:26 linuxfreak in.tftpd[4194]: tftp: client does not accept
options

 Which clearly state that it seems to be an issue either with the way i
have configured DHCP-TFTP-NFS. Right...???? Or is it an implementation
issue with RH8.0 and tftp-dhcp..???

 Also....my /tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/default file is as follows :

SERIAL 0 19200
DEFAULT linux console=ttyS0,19200n81 root=/dev/nfsd
nfsaddrs=10.0.0.100:10.0.0.93:10.0.0.1:255.255.255.0:soekris:eth0
nfsroot=10.0.0.93:/home/trevor/downloads/soekris/debian/rootfs/ panic=10
IPAPPEND 1

 I seriously fail to understand where i am going wrong. What is it that
i a overlooking..??? 

 Any pointers on the same will be highly appreciated fellas.
  

 Trevor

 



On Sat, 2003-02-22 at 22:57, Tom Messick wrote:
> You need be more specific.  Look in your logs and see if there are any
> DHCP or TFTP errors there.  Get tcpdump or ethereal and look at the
> traffic on the network when the board is trying to boot.  Tell us what
> what errors you see there.
> 
> On Sat, Feb 22, 2003 at 10:00:52PM +0530, Trevor Warren wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >  good-day.
> > 
> >    I am running the Soekris Net 4521 and need to have the darn thing
> > working with gnu-linux. But it refuses to boot over the network using
> > existing DGCP servers...just was reading this thread and figured out if
> > the DHCP gnu-linux server i have setup doesn't support PXE boot..????.
> > 
> >    Any pointers from you all will be HIGHLY APPRECIATED folks.
> > 
> > Trevor
> -- 
> Tom Messick - tom at screaming.com
> 
> 
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