Re: Custom boot disk creation help
On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 07:13:49AM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 05:25:10PM -0700, Craig Coles wrote:
> > I am trying to create a custom boot disk for a PXE style network boot.
> > I can take an image of a rescue boot floppy (1.44MB or 2.88MB) and place
> > this on the PXE server and the PXE client will boot the image, so I know
> > the server is working...
> > I am using the following procedure to create the boot disk image;
[ the procedure ]
> > -- Can anyone tell me what I have done wrong here? I've rebuilt the
> > kernel many times to make sure I have everything included, but always
> > come back to this error.
> I'm not sure about the specifics of how this works, but the mknbi-linux
> perl script is designed for combining the root and kernel onto a bootable
> image; maybe you could get some insight by looking at that.
mknbi-linux prepares a image for clients like etherboot.
PXE is an other type of client.
Preparing images for PXE is handled by "pxelinux.0" from the