[K12OSN] Boot from CD
ssh at tranquility.net
Fri Jun 13 02:39:01 UTC 2008
All the mentioned ways work well, I have used several of them at one
time or another. Also on the etherboot site there are several ways to
use gPXE. Perhaps reflashing the BIOS of your motherboard may be a
little extreme, but there are good instructions to use it from floppy,
CD or USB key.
gPXE is nice because the server will already detect and use it with no
additional configuration, and also because it will work with hundreds of
Also, you can boot to a Knoppix disk in text mode (at the initial prompt
type knoppix 2 ) and connect to the LTSP server with:
X -query server
You need to have your network connected, of course. Some Knoppix
variants do this automatically, the rest you can 'sudo su' to get to
root and then run netcardconfig. Choose DHCP, it should pick up an
IP from the LTSP server.
> 2008/6/12 Fajar Adianto <adiantof at gmail.com <mailto:adiantof at gmail.com>>:
> Guys, how can I make my clients boot from CD or HDD? Is there any
> configuration I should make on server? Where can I get bootable .iso
> file ready to burn to CD?
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