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Old 01-21-2012, 10:56 AM   #1
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linux diskless boot server


i am new in linux,

i want to make Linux boot server. my client pcs are disk less
i want to boot client pcs from boot server.

pls help me. give me details configuration

and what type of linux is used for server configuration

pls help me
 
Old 01-21-2012, 11:46 AM   #2
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pls help me. give me details configuration
No one here is going to do your homework for you but here's a good starting point, DRBL:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diskles..._Boot_in_Linux

best of luck!
 
Old 01-21-2012, 11:51 AM   #3
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Hi,

May I give a humble suggestion? As you pointed out:

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i am new in linux,
...what you want to achieve is not an easy task. This task is by no means the right "entry point" for anyone. The uphill climb would/could likely discourage you beyond repair

There are ways to do it...but it takes some study from you part.

Good luck, and, if you do want to venture on, we'll help you, dont worry...you may want to look at ltsp for starters...

Thor
 
Old 01-21-2012, 01:29 PM   #4
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I'd get a knoppix cd/dvd from 3.1 to 5.x versions.

Almost all of them have a working Knoppix terminal server program. When you run the program (set of scripts) it does all you need for a pxe boot of remote systems. You can then look at what it does and test your setup. Then you can recreate it or use other web pages for how to.
 
Old 01-22-2012, 12:01 PM   #5
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Just found a "spin" in the Arch assortment. Maybe an answer?

PS - it may not really be a spin as such, rarther a variant to the Arch install...

Thor
 
Old 01-23-2012, 05:00 AM   #6
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please tell me how to mount root file system in the server so that client pc can boot from network.

give me dhcp configuration

and other configuration

Last edited by bapi_msd; 01-23-2012 at 05:02 AM.
 
Old 01-23-2012, 09:47 AM   #7
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You could checkout this How-to. There's probably far to much information in it but it seems to cover the topic pretty thouroughly even down to logic diagrams for a do-it yourself one!

http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-HOWTO...ess-HOWTO.html

Play Bonny!
 
  


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