Subject: Re: kvm
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/21/1997 11:47:17
> From: Simon Burge <>
> Date: Fri, 22 Aug 1997 00:50:26 +1000

> [...]  What about all the diskless machines out there? 
> Is there some better alternative to tftp (except for MOP,
> which we currently use, but is useless for the rest of the
> non-DEC world)?
> Simon.

This has been discussed on our lists before, and the best
answer seems to be that "you should load kernels from the
actual directory that will be your root mount".  Generally,
that means a diskless boot program should load the kernel
via NFS from the NFS root.