PXE booting of PE1950

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Wed Feb 28 13:57:23 CST 2007

On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 02:19:09PM -0500, Alderman, Sean wrote:
> Don't we need to have portfast enabled on the switch?...

Generally yes, or disable spanning tree altogether if you trust your
people not to plug in cables to make a routing loop.a
> And doesn't 2.6 Kernel have that issue where it calls GIG1 Eth1 and GIG2
> Eth0?

For many kernels, yes.  For 2.6.19 and higher, no.

> ... I can not successfully pxe a 2950, with out completely disabling
> one of the interfaces... I can't recall if the 1950's have 2
> interfaces or not.

They do.

Matt Domsch
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