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Old 03-02-2009, 10:15 PM   #1
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centos5 clustering and configuring DHCP

hello every body,

i have some problem here, with very difficulty i have collected 10 pc installed with centos 5.2 on one of them. now rest computer i want them to boot from network and this 9 computer will be my client diskless and 1 computer will be my server(all this connected via router). now i have stuck in server. i have no idea how to setup dhcpd.conf filE(THIS CREATING BIG TROUBLE FOR ME IF U SOLVE , I MAY SOLVE REST OF THEM ) and how to setup pxe support on this. if any find help is appreciated, please provide me step by step instruction to setup. ............ as i have to compute some complex maths model.
thank you

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actually i wanted to design cluster, so for that i am trying to set dhcp for network boot option for remaining nodes(pxe). what every i did it was not working instead it is showing some error..

below one show this how i configured as which was posted by other in linux question


ddns-update-style interim;
ignore client-updates;

option domain-name "qchipware";
option domain-name-servers;
option subnet-mask;

subnet netmask {
option routers;
allow unknown-clients;
allow booting;
allow bootp;
filename "pxelinux.0";


when i try to start dhcpd i got
error: dhcpd failed. The error was: Starting dhcpd: [FAILED]

please any body can help me ...

Last edited by santosh.chini; 03-02-2009 at 10:17 PM.
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