Subject: Re: Netboot (PXE??) Install
To: Frank van der Linden <email@example.com>
From: Jason Lixfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/25/2004 21:46:12
On Apr 25, 2004, at 2:04 PM, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> You need to look at the i386 specific parts of those pages, they all
> apply to the amd64 port as well (just replace i386 with amd64
This is perfect, I'll give it a shot! Thanks alot, Frank!
> You need to:
> * Set up dhcpd on a machine on your network. This is
> described on that webpage as well as the i386 pxeboot(8)
> * Set up tftpd on the same, point it at your netboot
> * Put the pxeboot_ia32.bin file (from the base.tgz file on
> the ISO image, in ./usr/mdec) in the netboot directory.
> * Put the amd64 INSTALL kernel in the netboot directory
> you configured. Put it there as "netbsd", uncompressed. If
> the ISO image was a full release, the INSTALL kernel should be
> present in amd64/binary/kernel/
> * Boot the kernel (make sure PXE boot is configured in the boot
> devices in the BIOS), and continue with the installation as
> if you booted from CD or floppy.
> Good luck,
> - Frank