Subject: Re: diskless.8 has been massively revised; please review
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Roland Dowdeswell <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/22/2003 11:27:56
On 1053591426 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
"Erik E. Fair" wrote:

>>There is no mention of PXE - I don't know anything about PXE, but I'd
>>expected it to be mentioned in this page nowadays ;-)
>I don't know much about PXE either, save that it is i386 specific, 
>and thus ought to be in the man8.i386/boot.8 man page. I do mention 
>that some "BIOSes" support netbooting...

From an end-user perspective PXE works just like most DHCP booting
with the PXE second stage bootloader, IIRC.  I don't remember having
to do anything that seemed at all special to set it up at least.

    Roland Dowdeswell                      http://www.Imrryr.ORG/~elric/