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Bug#140579: Report: tftpboot install successfull

Le ven 03/01/2003 à 03:37, Adam DiCarlo a écrit :
> "Chris Tillman" <tillman@voicetrak.com> writes:
> > > I also agree that what I read looked good, but it didn't seem to cover
> > > all of the issues mentioned in the bug, such as coming up with an
> > > overview of the different netboot options and which is best to use...
> >
> > Yes, and I don't have a clue about that.
> Well, even if we just list  them and provide links, I think that would
> be enough to close the bug.

I think so. Other methods need a removable media so tftpboot is not
necessary. It is then possible to use the classical boot-floppies
method. This even with new media like pendrives. It becomes a network
install with local boot. The same as a cdrom one.

> > I looked at mknbi, I think I could probably document its usage also
> > from what was already given, but it would need to be put into context.
> ... or, just a link to existing documentation on the web would work
> too.

I agree again with you.
Here's the first one : http://etherboot.sourceforge.net/
Rich and very well documented.

> Thanks for the effort btw...

It was a real pleasure.
nb <nb@dagami.org>

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