Old netboot Not working

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by Mycatisbigfoot, Aug 3, 2009.

  1. Mycatisbigfoot macrumors regular

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    Hey guys, I got my server almost setup,
    I have most of my setting in it done here is my list of it
    AFP
    DCHP
    DNS
    Net-boot !!!!
    NFS
    Open Directory

    Server Version
    10.3.9 (build 7W98)

    I am having a problem with my net-boot on older macs.

    My tray loader imacs will not boot off my server
    I have used the old_netboot_enabled
    I have did that as apple told me to and it will not work if my life depend on it, Any help here?

    thanks
     
  2. JGruber macrumors 6502

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    You need to have a valid Netboot image on the server in order for Netboot to work correctly. Location of that Netboot Image is /Library/Netboot/NetbootSP0/Netboot_Image_Name.nbi on the server. (Netboot_Image_Name is the name of your Image)
     
  3. Mycatisbigfoot thread starter macrumors regular

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    Yea i knew that, On my Slot loading imac it will boot, but on the tray loading's it wont boot
     
  4. JGruber macrumors 6502

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    Each different 'Style' or 'Model' of Mac needs it's own separate Netboot Image.
     
  5. rezenclowd3 macrumors 6502a

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    Is this an old iMac without Firewire ports? If so, you can't netboot those machines. Anything newer is possible.
     
  6. Mycatisbigfoot thread starter macrumors regular

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    Ok sorry, I forgot all about this thread, but this is the old style imacs with out the fire wire, and they were on a net boot at my school as they came with no system and there default was a net boot, aswell they said on the back something about a netboot, as well i have osx 10.3 as my netboot immage, and they wont boot, i know 10.2 booted these old computers
     

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