Re: Woody Freeze Plans - Progress Report
On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 07:49:28PM +0200, Ola Lundqvist wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 06:52:42PM -0700, Nicolas Lopez wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 09:22:48AM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> > > >>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Lopez <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > >
> > > Nicolas> Or a pxegrub image ;) Or nbgrub if you're got an
> > > Nicolas> etherboot rom.
> > >
> > > What is pxegrub? What is nbgrub?
> > pxegrub: Grub packaged to be fed to a PXE boot client
> > nbgrub: Grub packaged in an etherboot/netboot NetBoot image.
> Are they included in the ordinary grub package? They was not some
> time ago...
They are in the source, like the rest of the netboot stuff. They just
arn't enabled in the current packages. Most because it's ugly, and a bit
unsafe(think ISA) to enable all the ethernet drivers & netboot stuff in grub
when it'll be primarily used to boot from a harddrive. It should be
trivially easy to recompile grub with support for your NIC and (pxe|nb)grub
- Nick Lopez
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