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Old 07-28-2008, 10:16 AM   #1
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Question TimeOut in PXE Menu doesn't work

prompt 0
timeout 300
ONTIMEOUT Clonezilla


LABEL Your_Machine

LABEL Clonezilla
kernel images/clonezilla/vmlinuz
append initrd=images/clonezilla/initrd.gz boot=casper netboot nfsroot=(Actual IP address here):/exports/clonezilla

The above is what is contained in my /tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/default. I've got the menu working except for one issue. The Timeout (30 secs) never counts down and thus the menu stands there and does nothing without interaction. I want it to do a local boot if nothing is selected and thus prevent a user error. Can someone help me get this working? What other info would you like me to provide.

Thanks a bunch :-)
Old 08-14-2008, 08:25 AM   #2
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*bump* Anybody? Anybody? (Bueller?.. Bueller? :-P )

This is my DHCP config file.

ddns-update-style ad-hoc;
allow booting;
allow bootp;
option option-128 code 128 = string;
option option-129 code 129 = text;
filename "/pxelinux.0";

subnet subnetIPhere netmask {

range IP Address to IP Address

option routers Server IP Address
option subnet-mask

option domain-name "domain name here"
option domain-name-servers "DNS IPs"
option netbios-name-servers "NetBIO ServerIP"

default-lease-time 1800;
max-lease-time 7200;

Last edited by SGlassman; 08-14-2008 at 08:46 AM. Reason: More information


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