[K12OSN] Re: PXEgrub notes

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Fri Jul 22 21:38:39 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-07-22 at 14:48, R. Scott Belford wrote:
> If we are talking about making it an option in grub to boot the 
> workstation as a thin-client, we do this in one of our labs that 
> tri-boots as a windows stand-alone, a debian stand-alone, or a thin 
> client.  All that we did was to get a hold of a bootable image (either 
> from rom-o-matic or the UBF, I forget which after a year), placed it in 
> /boot, and addded a LTSP line in grub.conf (menu.1st) that pointed to 
> the image.
> We already had a distro installed on the hd, so editing grub was easy. 
> If this is what you seek to do, I can get more specific info when I am 
> at the lab tomorrow.  If I missed something, sorry.

That covers one of the likely situations where I would want to use
it.  Another would be to network-boot grub to a new machine with
menu choices that offer running as a thin client or installing
a system locally.

  Les Mikesell
    les at futuresource.com

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