Subject: Re: Using Etherboot ELF/FreeBSD loader to netboot ELF/NetBSD
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/28/2003 13:52:51
Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> 1) it's complicated
> 2) it's huge
> 3) it has to be compiled for every card, and it doesn't compile well under
> NetBSD
> 4) i just doesn't need any extra level or loaders!!!!

AFAIK etherboot has to be compiled for every network card too.
IIRC grub actually uses etherboot code for netboot.

Anyway, best is to get PXE boot ROM and use NetBSD pxeboot :)

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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