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While restoring ignite image on client system getting error.


I have a Ignite Server-A and Ignite Client-B. Both are Itanium Blade 860 ci2 Servers. I have updated /etc/bootptab file on Server-A with client information. And using make_net_recovery I took the ignite backup of client-B on to the Ignite Server-A.

On Server-A. I performed the following

1. In /etc/inetd.conf to make certain bootps and tftp entries have been uncommented.
2. inetd -c restarted properly. No errors in syslog.log
3. dhcptools -v comes out without any problem.
4 .Checked the tftp line in /etc/inetd.conf to make certain /opt/ignite an /var/opt/ignite directories are listed.


/etc/bootptab file entry as below,











While restoring ignite image on client-B getting error as below,

Shell> lanboot select -dn testprofile


Profile Name: testprofile

     Network Type: IPv4

     Server IP address:

     Client IP address:

     Gateway IP address:

     Subnet Mask:

     Boot File: /opt/ignite/boot/nbp.efi

     Optional Data:


M 001 PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x3,0x0)/Pci(0x0,0x0)/MAC(0017A477A020,0x0)

M 002 PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x3,0x0)/Pci(0x0,0x1)/MAC(0017A477A022,0x0)

M 003 PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x4,0x0)/Pci(0x0,0x0)/MAC(0017A477A024,0x0)

M 004 PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x4,0x0)/Pci(0x0,0x1)/MAC(0017A477A026,0x0)

Select Desired LAN: 002


Performing a directed lanboot...

PXE-E18: Server response timeout.




Honored Contributor Honored Contributor
Re: While restoring ignite image on client system getting error.

Are you sure you are booting from the correct LAN interface?  


The message seems to indicate that it can't boot via the interface you chose.  Have you tried choosing one of the other LAN interfaces to see if you have better luck?

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Re: While restoring ignite image on client system getting error.
You specify the client IP address in your dbprofile, so you don't need to do this at the server side.

Sure interface 002 is the correct one?

What kind of interconnect modules you are using?

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