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Part 6.1.-- BOOTP or DHCP capable NICs is the part that makes me think that this is definitely possible
The only problem is that the guide gives very little detail on how to actually boot from the network. It just tells me that once I set up a DHCP client that I am done, but I am not sure how to do this, and what I do after???
Once I get the laptop booted I am fairly sure that I won't have a problem FTPing the install...
Oh and if this all goes to hell on me, I have a backup plan:
Someone else used a USB CDROM successfully (but I would rather save my $$$)
Well any suggestions or pointers will be appreciated!!!