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Old 02-09-2006, 04:02 PM   #1
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Question Booting to MSDOS bootdisk using PXE


I have a FC4 PXE Server setup to install Linux remotely using the Network Boot Feature in a bios. This is working fine, but I was wondering if it is possible to boot to an MSDOS floppy disk instead of Linux? Thanks for you help.
 
Old 02-09-2006, 04:18 PM   #2
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Check out this thread and also try googling for PXE msdos

http://www.han.de/~gero/netboot/archive/msg04555.html
 
Old 02-09-2006, 05:50 PM   #3
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It works

Thanks, this worked for me, but now I have another question. Is there a way that I can have it boot to a different bootdisk.img file based on the MAC? Thanks again for your help
 
Old 02-09-2006, 06:03 PM   #4
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Try skimming this: http://www.ltsp.org/documentation/pxe.howto.html

about a quarter of the way down there's a DHCPD config file example that has a section something like this:

host ws121 {
hardware ethernet 00:80:C6:F8:AB:2A;
fixed-address 192.168.2.121;
filename "/lts/vmlinuz.all";
}
 
  


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