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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)


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.


PXE is ... you can read it at

There are several BIOS that have been supported by PXE,...
LQ Newbie
Posted in linux
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Build rootfs for i386/x86

Posted 05-06-2010 at 10:51 PM by morningboy
Updated 05-06-2010 at 11:11 PM by morningboy

Make medium linux for testing and some interests purposes such as:

1. linux that was built is small enough to be inserted into the flash disk or another block device.
2. Can be booted from a laptop, PC, or other x86 standard devices.
3. Software can be installed for testing purposes, such as iptables, ebtables, brctl (bridge controller), vlan, pppoe server / client, pptp server / client, web server, database, nfs, etc..
4. Easy to configure,...
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Posted in linux
Views 2169 Comments 0 morningboy is offline


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