remote booting

Guy Coates gmpc at sanger.ac.uk
Fri Apr 11 10:53:09 EDT 2003


>Is there any other way for remote booting by using a
>Floppy disk (which in turn invoke my NIC for remote
>booting)

Yup, take a look at the etherboot project
http://etherboot.sourceforge.net/

which does exactly this for a wide range of ethernet hardware.

There is even a nice webpage which will build your boot image for you:

http://www.rom-o-matic.net/

Cheers,

Guy Coates

-- 
Guy Coates,  Informatics System Group
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1223 834244 ex 7199



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