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Re: [K12OSN] my 1st k12ltsp system



I'm not in front of a K12LTSP system right now, so this is from memory.
Forgive me if I miss some details...

Go to System, Administration, Network and see if both NICs come up in
the list.  If they do, see if you can enable the one that's currently
disabled.  You'll want one NIC to be set to DHCP, and one set to Static.
The static one is the one that will connect to your thin clients, and
the DHCP one will connect to the school's network.  

Here's where it
might be confusing:  the static NIC will be *serving* DHCP to the thin
clients.  That configuration is done elsewhere, but keep it in mind.
There's a text file somewhere that specifies which NIC serves DHCP.
Maybe someone else on the list can remember the name and location.

If you don't have both NICs shown in the step above, go to a command
line and type:

lspci | grep controller

The lspci command shows information for many system devices, and the |
grep controller part of the command means "only show lines that contain
the word controller" (which is likely to be your network cards).  Post
here the information you get from that command, or search google for the
make/model number obtained from the lspci command, combined with the
words "linux" or "module" or "help me!" or something similar.

Good luck.

-Rob



On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 08:09:00PM -0400, Brad Thomas wrote:
> Hi all. I'm a Social Studies teacher and I've been on this list for a few
> months reading and trying to become familiar with the ltsp world (I have a
> classroom full of "fat" machines and am looking to create a thin client
> system instead). I just tried to create my first k12ltsp (6.0) test system
> (server with one client). I did a default install, and the server machine
> is up and running. However, I have two NIC cards in the server but only
> eth0 is detected and active. Can anyone point me to some help pages to
> figure out what's up with the other card and what I need to do next to get
> the thin client to boot?
> 
> Thanks,
> Brad Thomas
> BH-BL High School
> Burnt Hills, New York
> 
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