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Re: PXE boot disks



On 6/15/05, MW Mike Weiner (5028) <MWeiner ag com> wrote:
> As an addendum, here's a link to a PXE installHOWTO. I haven't tried it,
> so I don't know how accurate the writeup is.
> 
> http://www.stanford.edu/~alfw/PXE-Kickstart/PXE-Kickstart.html
> 
> -David
> 
> On Jun 15, 2005, at 11:07 AM, David Nedrow wrote:
> 
> > Is there such a thing as a PXE boot disk? I thought PXE was a wholly
> > hardware/network based booting method.
> >
> > IE., if the hardware (BIOS and NIC) supports PXE, then that's all you
> > need to boot that machine from the network.
> >
> 
> David -
> 
> Thanks for the response, and I agree, I don't think there is - but a few
> resource pages I was looking at was talking about a PXE boot disk, which
> I have no idea what exactly they are talking about. What I was going to
> do was to possibly use the boot.img and ks to point to a yum repo/fc
> install repo but started thinking about PXE as a nice means of doing
> that instead. I will check the link you sent.
> 
> Thanks again.
> Michael Weiner
> 

Have you tried this link,
http://www.ltsp.org/documentation/pxe.howto.html ,from the Linux
Terminal Server Project?


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