I have done a ton of reading and do know that the /etc/ltsp/dhcpd.conf file is being read. I'm an external dhcp service through my router and do not have the ltsp server providing a range through the /etc/ltsp/dhcpd.conf file. I have inserted nameserver 192.168.1.254 into my /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/head file.
Here are the key settings in my ltsp-server-dnsmasq.conf file...
With these settings I can boot many clients simultaneously. The trouble occurs when I boot other boxes 2 or 3 minutes or later. they all get wierd ip number and boo info from newly running clients...
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Note the "dnsmasq" service there. In other words, dnsmasq isn't supposed
to be running on the clients.
So the problem probably is that you don't have a correct lts.conf, or
that your clients don't get it from the server successfully.
`getltscfg -a` locally on the client will tell you.
Another thing to try is to symlink amd64 in i386 in tftp:
sudo ln -s amd64 /var/lib/tftpboot/ltsp/i386
On 23/04/2015 11:40 μμ, Jim Christiansen wrote:
> Hello again,
> I've had a chance to try out an ltsp-pnp install in my classroom using
> guides such as:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuLTSP/ltsp-pnp >
> https://ubuntu-mate.community/t/how-to-install-pnp-ltsp-on-ubuntu-mate-14-04-lts/566 >
> I'm having an issue where clients that are powered up minutes after the
> first dozen boxes have booted, get ip numbers for the boot server,
> gateway and dhcp server from one of the first booted clients.
> When this happens nothing obviously works! and the clients rests at a
> BusyBox shell.. like this:
> http://www.christiansens.ca/images/bad-boot.jpg >
> I have done a ton of reading and do know that the /etc/ltsp/dhcpd.conf
> file is being read. I'm an external dhcp service through my router and
> do not have the ltsp server providing a range through
> the /etc/ltsp/dhcpd.conf file. I have inserted nameserver 192.168.1.254
> into my /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/head file.
> Here are the key settings in my ltsp-server-dnsmasq.conf file...
> With these settings I can boot many clients simultaneously. The trouble
> occurs when I boot other boxes 2 or 3 minutes or later. they all get
> wierd ip number and boo info from newly running clients...
> I sure would apprciate any advice. Thanks, Jim