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Re: [K12OSN] New EL6 install



On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 1:46 PM, Jomegat <jomegat jomegat com> wrote:

> I did see some really strange things during the initial setup.  The real
> head-scratcher was that I bought a managed switch on eBay a while back and
> decided to try it out here.  It was to replace the 10/100 switch between my
> TC's and terminal server.  The new switch has 24 10/100 ports and a pair of
> gigE ports.  The new switch appears to work in every regard except - no TC
> can boot through it.  For now I am stuck with my old 10/100 switch.  The
> managed switch is a Dell PowerConnect 3024 (if memory serves), so if anyone
> knows how to coax that into working between a cluster of TC's and a terminal
> server, I'm all ears.

Switches are supposed to do a spanning-tree check as new nodes appear
and may block for 30 seconds or so - which may be long enough for a
PXE boot attempt to time out and restart the cycle.   Look for a
command to do 'rapid' spanning tree or to forward while learning.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com


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