[K12OSN] how to create etherboot CD
petre at maltzen.net
Fri Feb 10 19:26:55 UTC 2006
Eric Harrison wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Feb 2006, Petre Scheie wrote:
>> I've got a Micron desktop client that when I try to boot it with a
>> Universal Boot Floppy starts to load the ROM image but then the screen
>> goes grey with a few blinking characters in the center of the screen
>> and it just stalls there.
>> So, I thought I'd try to get it to boot via a CD. I followed the
>> instructions at
>> but when I test it on a Dell OptiPlex that IS able to boot from the
>> Universal Boot Floppy, it starts to load the ROM image, but then its
>> screen goes grey, the black and nothing else happens.
>> Has anyone managed to translate the Universal Boot Floppy onto a CD?
> I hacked someone else's CD image, don't remember the exact details (it
> is in the archives...).
> Give this a spin:
Well, that works a bit better than my CDs: FreeDOS seems to load, and I get the screen
full of dots (is this the tftp stage?), ending in 'done'. But then the next line says
'Issuing RESET:' and it just hangs there.
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