[K12OSN] Intel PXE 0.99b ltsp booting
peter at scheie.homedns.org
Sun Apr 1 12:44:00 UTC 2007
I added this to the wiki, as it's terrific info.
Vince Callaway wrote:
> I picked up some old intel nic's off ebay. I wanted to see if the built
> in pxe would ltsp boot.
> The cards have the 0.99b version of pxe. From what I understand they
> are pretty common cards. They are also cheap. I bought a lot of 5 and
> with shipping was $8.98 total. That's less than $2 each.
> The good news is they work. A couple of minor changes are needed to the
> In /etc/xinted.d/tftp
> Change the line that reads:
> server_args = -s /tftpboot
> server_args = -s /tftpboot -r blksize
> In the file /etc/sysctl.conf
> Add this line:
> net.ipv4.ip_no_pmtu_disc = 1
> For those wanting to get away from floppy booting this solution will
> work. Just don't everyone hit ebay at once and drive the price up :)
> Also, make sure you don't get the cards that have a boot prom socket.
> Those obviously don't have pxe built in.
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