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tftp installation

In article <m9b7lwjfpma.fsf@fatneck.cps.msu.edu>, Steve Dunham <dunham@cse.msu.edu> writes:
> Ben Collins <bmc@visi.net> writes:
>> On Wed, Nov 25, 1998 at 06:08:20PM +0100, Christian Meder wrote: >
>> > which kernel will we use as standard kernel ?

>> Although I haven't tried X with it, the 2.1.129 kernel on this
>> debian sparc system of mine has been up for a almost a week now
>> with no porblems.  There are some problems that I have seen on
>> linux-kernel@ with 129, but all seem to have been fixed in the
>> latest 2.1.130pre3. Maybe we need to look beyond 125 for the sparc
>> release?

>> Also, if no one else is working on it, I would really like to see
>> the tftpboot image capable of using nfs to install the kernel image
>> and modules instead of asking for a disk (or does it work and just
>> wasn't obvious in the install?).

> It's just not obvious.  You have to choose "configure network"
> before you choose "install kernel and modules"

Hmm.  This is cross platform and generally useful, right?

Does boot-floppies actually ship a tftp boot image?  Do you just serve up
the raw disk images (I don't think you can)?

Shouldn't the documenatation of this be part of the installation
manual?  Anyone willing/able to work with me on this?

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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