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HOW-TO: Simple GRUB2 NFSroot (Debian 8 Jessie)

Posted Yesterday at 03:18 PM by IsaacKuo

Sometimes you just want to boot with GRUB2 and /boot on a local drive (hard drive or USB drive), but with root on an nfs share. Other tutorials will show you how to set this up with full blown PXE network booting. This How-To shows you how to set this up with just an nfs server. Compared to a full blown PXE netboot setup:

1) Server setup is simpler. Grub nfsroot only requires an nfs server. You do NOT need a tftp server, nor do you need a customized DHCP server.

2)...
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Boot From Network via PXE

Posted 05-06-2010 at 10:54 PM by morningboy
Updated 05-06-2010 at 11:10 PM by morningboy
Tags linux, pxe, rootfs

Boot from Network via PXE (Eng. Version)

--THE IDEA--


1. using root_fs for i386 we have made before to be able booted from network.
2. root_fs can be booted from Network with Boot From Network facility in BIOS.
3. We will use PXE Technology.

--UNDERSTANDING PXE--

PXE is ... you can read it at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preboot...on_Environment.

There are several BIOS that have been supported by PXE,...
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