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No Checkboxes  Under Netboot (Server Admin)

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After doing a server restore, the Netboot pane in Server Admin (on 10.5.8) no longer displays *any* checkboxes, either for ports, or for locations.

 

What config files can Imodify to repair this?

 

Some config file must be corrupt, and if I knew what to change, I could fix it, but I cannot find this problem elsewhere.

 

Ethernet is working everywhere else, so it isn't that.

My Other 10.5 server displays Eth0, Eth1, and FireWire.

Xserve, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Brian Nesse Level 4 Level 4 (2,750 points)
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    Feb 10, 2014 8:13 AM (in response to MagesGuild)

    The service data for NetBoot is stored in /etc/bootpd.plist. But NetBoot scans for active interfaces to populate those lists.

     

    I'd try deleting, and recreating, the interfaces in System Preferences -> Network.

  • Brian Nesse Level 4 Level 4 (2,750 points)
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    Feb 12, 2014 8:29 AM (in response to MagesGuild)

    From what I can tell, the Intel Xserve's have PCI-Express, not PCI-X, risers (not an expert, just reading.)

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1769

    https://discussions.apple.com/message/8112672#8112672

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