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Re: Essential bloat

On Thu, 14 Oct 1999, Matt Porter wrote:

> Yes, I've used etherboot before.  However, it is really only useful for
> people who bother to put a bootrom in their ethernet cards.  Instead of
> wasting that time most people will opt to boot/root from two floppies
> and then nfs (future ftp/http) install the rest.

You can boot the bootrom from a floppy though! So it is usefull for
> > The high end systems generally use the intel spec which is not entirely
> > tftp/bootp but close.
> Yep, all of my company's x86 embedded products follow that spec.

Know of a working linux server?


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