Subject: Re: Diskless Configuration?
To: Scott Reynolds <>
From: David Leonard <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 05/18/1998 00:33:24
On Fri, 15 May 1998, Scott Reynolds wrote:
> On Fri, 15 May 1998, Ruschmeyer, John wrote:
> > Can the booter handle tftp or do I need a local kernel on a MacOS partition?
> > Is the rest a typical diskless setup?
> the kernel must be loaded from the Mac OS side, whether it's from an HFS
> partition or an Appleshare volume (i do the latter, specifically using
> netatalk on the server).

Still, it would be neat if the booter could do bootp and tftp.
I only wish I could hack at the booter and build it with gcc under bsd!

David Leonard                 
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