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Re: [opensuse] remote installation
  • From: Mark Misulich <munguanaweza@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 15:01:13 -0400
  • Message-id: <1285700473.6173.61.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2010-09-28 at 20:54 +0200, Per Jessen wrote:
Anders Johansson wrote:

On Tue, 2010-09-28 at 13:52 -0400, Mark Misulich wrote:
group {
filename "pxelinux.0";
next-server io64.local.net;

host dell1 { hardware ethernet 00:0f:1f:dd:fc:50;
fixed-address 192.168.2.81; }
}



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Per Jessen, Zürich (11.0°C)

I think that the instructions are telling pxelinux.0 to boot then go
to the local net.

No, the next-server directive gives the host name of the server
running tftp. That is where the pxelinux.0 file is hosted

Yep.

Per is living on the edge by using .local as a domain, which is really
a reserved name for zeroconf and shouldn't be used outside such an
environment.

I'm really using "local.net", but only because parts of my setup stem
back to the 90s, way before I had any idea what I was doing :-)



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Per Jessen, Zürich (10.1°C)

Hi,
here are the contents of the /etc/dhcpd.conf file. I don't know for
sure that this is the correct file for configuring the server, but I
don't see any other likely candidate. So assuming this is the correct
one, please reply with how it should be configured after viewing the
file contents.

# router localization
option routers 192.168.0.1;
# network mask
option subnet-mask 255.255.255.0;
# main DNS server to be used
option domain-name-servers 194.74.65.68;
# set up if our DHCP server is supposed to be the default one in the
network
authoritative ;
# ping allowed
ping-check = 1;
# important! this is the location of the installation file!
filename = "pxelinux.0";
ddns-update-style none;
# subnet IP address
# accepted IDs in the netmask
subnet 192.168.1.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 {
range dynamic-bootp 192.168.0.1 192.168.1.254;
}


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