[TriLUG] UPDATE ON PXE SERVER ON MANDRAKE
unctux at nc.rr.com
Wed Aug 10 12:39:29 EDT 2005
>On Wed, 10 Aug 2005 11:55:07 -0400 Jason Tower <jason at cerient.net> wrote.
>ignore that step, just hit next. it's just trying to figure out its
>host name which doesn't matter for installation. annoying.
is there something that can be added to dhcp.conf or for the dns server to
prevent this or is it just a "FEATURE" LOL
>> ok , I have the client pc's booting to the pxe server and starting the
>> download. now basically what i have is the screen looking just like a
>> cd install and it hangs on trying to resolve dns. it reports:
>> reverse name lookup on self failed
>> reverse name lookup on dns failed
>> and then it prompts me to input my host name and domain of the client
>> machine. which there is nothing on the client machine so i do not have
>> info to input????
>> it does this if i select static or dchcp for the client during the setup
>> DNS is running and active....
>> any ideas would be appreciated.......
>> MICHAEL MASSEY
>> BIOS TEST TEAM
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