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Re: [K12OSN] ThinkNic question

On Thu, 23 May 2002, R P Herrold wrote:

>I may have montioned that Jim Wildman and I were installing a
>large site with ThinkNIC's and a central server farm of Dell
>servers --
>In trying the Beta 7, v 2.1.0, I am getting a segfault on the
>ThinkNIC v 2.0, when it goes to run the 'pivotroot' process 
>in PXE boot.

Try commenting out the floppyd line in /opt/ltsp/i386/lts.conf:

	# RCFILE_01          = floppyd

and let me know if that fixes the problem.


>Running the 2.0.2-1 series, it works just fine, ltsp 3.0-1;  
>indeed, it just stands up and sings.
>I am PXE booting, and all looks good.  There are some hard
>coded IP address remnnants which I am locating and will
>document, to to provide for a bit of scaling.  The happy news
>is that a minute, 20 seconds after powering up, I am at the
>GDM login screen, and ready to go <wayy>
>Sound under KDE is not fully working, but there is hope.  Xfce 
>is a nice lightweight window manager in its place.
>A question came up, wodndering if the ThinkNic can WOL -- Wake
>on Lan -- and also be induced to power down to 'waiting for
>WOL' mode.
>Googling for the answer yields no clear answer (none, indeed),
>and I was wondering if this is a 'solved question'.
>-- Russ Herrold
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