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Re: pxegrub from floppy?

From: Thierry Laronde
Subject: Re: pxegrub from floppy?
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 20:45:48 +0200
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On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 01:49:45PM +0200, Tobias Wollgam wrote:
> Hello
> <please cc me>
> Is it possible to use the pxegrub from floppy? I want to use it in 
> computers that have a nic but do not support PXE. 
> The computer should boot from floppy everytime. The pxegrub should load 
> its configuration from tftp-server to  decide, if it to boot local or 
> from network.

You don't need PXE in this case. Just use GRUB (on the floppy) to
download the requested kernel and initrd. One better solution is to
put on the server the configuration files so that the command:

bootp --with-configfile

will download a menu.lst from the server.

Thierry Laronde (Alceste) <address@hidden>
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