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Old 11-17-2005, 10:35 PM   #1
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Distribution: debian 3.0 woody/mandrake 10.1
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Diskless server

i would like to make a linux server that will serve diskless workstations(clients that will boot of the network without a HD and will load the OS and kernel over the network)

i know how the idea works in general, but i googled for some tutorials to get details/steps on doing it; and all i found was either obsolete or doesnt cover all the areas/steps i need.

some links/tutorials would be very appreciated.

i've seen the system running before with the following specs:
server with debian woody acting as server,,
serving mandrake 10.1 to the diskless clients
using DHCP and NFS

i need tutorials that cover the following:
installing the server, what modules neede etc...
configuring DHCP and NFS and loading the kernel part
configuring the diskless OS and moving it on the server.

Achraf El Kashef
Old 11-18-2005, 01:31 AM   #2
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You don't give specific names of the resources you've found already so this might be a repeat. However, it's worth stating. The Linux Terminal Server Project is exactly what you're looking for (if I understand correctly).


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