Subject: Re: Kernel/loader DHCP vendor class identifier, option space?
To: Nino Dehne <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/26/2005 10:10:56
On Jul 26, 2005, at 12:30 AM, Nino Dehne wrote:

> While playing with PXELINUX - AFAIK the only loader that can load the
> BSD's PXE boot loaders - I noticed they use an option space "pxelinux"
> with several options beneath, like pxelinux.configfile. While this is
> used on the server to pass options to clients, would this also work
> the other way around - a client passing such options to the server? We
> could have netbsd.arch, netbsd.version, netbsd.loader and  
> netbsd.kernel
> or similar. The names are rather arbitrary, what matters are the  
> numeric
> option codes.

Oh, I just re-read that... hm, I don't know if it works in the client- 
 >server direction.  Some more research is in order.

-- thorpej