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Old 25th March 2009
ocicat ocicat is offline
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Originally Posted by diw View Post
I am doing an install from my desktop over the network to the ALIX CF card.
First, PXE configuration is covered in Section 6.10 of the FAQ:

As I recall, configuration is reasonably simple:
  • enable tftpd in inetd.conf & re-run /etc/ as root (covered in Section 6.2.5...)
  • copy bsd.rd and pxeboot to your tftp server's /tftpboot directory
  • create /etc/boot.conf file with 'set tty com0'
  • All you need then is a 'filename pxeboot"' entry in your dhcpd.conf file (this is when dhcpd and tftpd run on the same machine).
As I remember, the information in the FAQ was pretty complete. Reading the related manpages was helpful too.

Last edited by ocicat; 25th March 2009 at 09:33 AM.
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