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Re: Installation report on CDROM-less machine

On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 11:01:46PM +0100, Hans Ekbrand wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 08:00:26PM +0800, Cameron Patrick wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I've just attempted a debian-installer installation on an i386 system
> > with no CDROM drive, using Etherboot.
> I have tried to do that but was unsuccessful. Could you describe how
> you got it working (what files you used to boot with, if you had to
> make a custom initrd, and the relevant section of dhcpd.conf).


> I have got the old boot-floppies to boot over the network with
> etherboot, but I could not actually install anything with it since
> once booted, the kernel had not access to the modules for the nic :-(
> The documentation for netbooting has always been poor in Debian. If I
> actually learn how to do it I might try to improve the documentation.

That would be great.

> -- 
> Hans Ekbrand (http://sociologi.cjb.net) <hans@sociologi.cjb.net>

Geert Stappers

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