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Bhagyesh 12-04-2009 05:27 PM

DOS - netboot (PXE booting) from Linux TFTP server
 
I have a Linux based TFTP server and I am trying to make a DOS image (PXE image) that can Install over the network.


Any help or suggestion with be appreciated.

jefro 12-04-2009 08:59 PM

Any small netboot os could be used to format and copy files. The problem might be trying to do a sys to the drive. There is a way to force how the hidden files are installed but it gets tricky.

We take an image of systems using dd with g4u. As long as you go to a similar size disk or larger it is OK. You can pxe any gparted or partimage or g4u.

Look at Barts network boot floppy. I have sent it over tftp.

I don't think you can directly netboot dos and install it. Has been a long time since I played with it. For some reason I think it is the way real mode or long integer or something fails.

http://www.freedos.org/freedos/news/technote/230.html

See also netboot.me and boot kernel org.

The advantage for gpxe is different media than tftp.

http://www.thegibson.org/blog/archives/13


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