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RE: [K12OSN] PXE vs Etherboot



> I have search the web and I have not found much information for my
> question.  I am now working for a Private school that has about 40
> computers.  The fastest of which is a P1 233mhz machine.  So,
naturally
> I am a Linux Guru and hope to set up LTSP for these clients.  Most of
> them don't have network cards in them.  So, should I buy network cards
> with PXE or Etherboot?  What the are strengths or weaknesses of each?
> Or does it really matter?

It really depends on your needs and funds.  I have 20 or so NICs and
only one is PXE capable.  They are rarer and more expensive and in the
case of my PXE 2.x card extremely slow.

I would argue that Etherboot has more flexibility than PXE but I may be
a little biased...

Tim




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