Edubuntu and Compaq Evo T30 Thin Clients

Gavin McCullagh gmccullagh at
Tue Sep 18 16:46:49 BST 2007


On Tue, 18 Sep 2007, Nick wrote:

> the Thin Client will boot and start looking for a Cytrix server and then
> look for a Windows Terminal Server and then it just says network and it
> says no dhcp server found and they sit there. The thin clients are
> connected to a test network with 1 Edubuntu server with two NIC cards and
> a laptop with vmware connecting as a thin client. So the server does work
> but not with them.

It sounds like they're not getting a DHCP response.  You might want to
check your cabling, check your dhcp server is running and that it's
listening on the interface which the client is linked to.  

You could run tcpdump on the server to see does the request get through and
does a response get sent:

	sudo tcpdump -i eth0 udp and port 67 or port 68

Also, take a look in /var/log/syslog to see does the dhcp server give some


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