[K12OSN] universal boot CD

R. Scott Belford scott at hosef.org
Thu Nov 10 20:40:47 UTC 2005

Will Hatch wrote:
> I've been using a disk image for about 2 years, that seems to work with
> most ethernet cards.  In google, or some search engine, look for:
> ebnet522.dsk
> Use rawrite to write this image to a floppy.  Your thin clients should
> boot no problem!  
> On Thu, 2005-11-10 at 14:42 -0500, Jay Pfaffman wrote:
>>I've been trying to get what I like to call "normal people" able to
>>set up a k12ltsp lab.  Setting up the server is easy, but figuring out
>>what ethernet card to use to build an image with rom-o-matic is not.
>>Sure, I can do it, but I find it seems commically difficult to
>>explain.  At some point I found a CD that would work with (presumably)
>>any machine.  I can't find it again and don't know what I did with the
>>image.  I'm generally able to find things with google, so much so that
>>I mostly don't fool with bookmarks in any principled way, but this
>>continues to elude me after looking several times. 
>>Can anyone tell me where to find it?

One can find the Universal Boot Floppy and the ebnet522.dsk on their
K12LTSP server at /tftpboot/lts/boot/bootroms

cat image >> /dev/fd0

I wonder if the UBF image would work just as well on a CD, and I wonder
if *all* the images could be put on one magical CD.

>>Jay Pfaffman                           <pfaffman at utk.edu>
>>Asst Professor of Instructional Technology, U. TN, Knoxville 


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