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Re: I had high hopes for FC5, damn...



On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 10:42, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> > > 
> > > My bootpxe can install FC3, FC4 (i386/x86_64), FC5 (i386/x86_64) and
> > > CentOS 4 (x86_64).
> > > Once you setup the initial bootpxe configuration, you can have it handle
> > > multiple concurrent configurations. (You'll just need the vmlinuz +
> > > initrd image for each kernel pair + ISO files)
> > 
> > How do you control which of those is loaded when you boot a new
> > client?  I'd like to do that at the client side - and have a
> > timeout/default to load the ltsp thin client instead of an
> > installer.
> > 
> 
> Simple: You create a configuration menu
> under /tftpboot/pxlinux.cfg/default (And a boot message file
> in /tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/boot.msg).
> Once configured, much like lilo, the user can select which kernel (and
> kernel configuration) he/she wants to load.
> http://syslinux.zytor.com/pxe.php#config
> 

Thanks - but it looks like everything has to be on one server
for this to work.  I was hoping to let the menu select from
several servers for the actual kernel/initrd load so they
could be maintained separately.  Did I miss something or is
that not possible?

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com



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