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Re: PXE capable network cards?



On Wed, 19 May 2004, Joel Jaeggli wrote:

> On Wed, 19 May 2004, Matt Hansen wrote:
> 
> > Hello all,
> >    I'm interested to try out a PXE boot but I'm unsure whether my net
> > adapter is capable of this. There's not much documentation confirming
> > this or not however this page suggests it supports it.
> > http://www.wlug.org.nz/PXE
> > Can anyone with the same card confirm whether it supports PXE or not?
> > 
> > Card: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
> 
> depends on wether or not you can select it as a boot device in your bios 
> or if offers you the option on startup... I have machines with 8139's that 
> can pxe boot.

If you cannot pxeboot with your setup you could check out the etherboot
project and romomatic. 

Tom



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