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Re: Two floppy boot?



On 29 Dec 2002, Pixel wrote:

> Tom Diehl <tdiehl rogueind com> writes:
> 
> [...]
> 
> > > Well, then...  Perhaps you could set up a floppy disk that will do a
> > > pxeboot boot from the ethernet card.  I hear this is also possible,
> > > and it fits in a single floppy.
> > 
> > I have tried this in the past but never been successful (I was on a deadline
> > and did not have a lot of time to mess with it).
> 
> You can use grub for this. An advantage is that you don't need to

Damn. I knew this, then forgot.

> configure a pxe server, nor have pxe; neither do you need a bios pxe
> aware. The pb is that you have to compile grub for one given network
> card (AFAIK).

That's not *quite* true. You can build grub to support several NICs. The
author's looking into why it doesn't work for me:-((

Grub may well solve the problem.



-- 

John






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