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Re: Can we boot from CD-ROM ISO for QEMU MIPS systems?

On Tue, Nov 19, 2019 at 09:18:33PM -0800, Jun Sun wrote:
> After some internet searching, it seems pretty clear that QEMU/mips cannot
> boot from debian CD.  I hope anyone can prove that I'm wrong here.
> Lacking of booting from CD-ROM, the next fancy idea I can think of is to
> set up the host so that it fakes to the network installer, providing files
> requested by installer with URL and supplying them from CD-ROM instead.  To
> make this work, there should be some strick 1:1 mapping between the files
> on the internet and the files in the CD, which is beyond my knowledge.
> Anyone can confirm or disconfirm whether this route might be feasible?

Yes, I can confirm that netbooting is feasible.

Geert Stappers
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