[TLUG] (remote) install fest

Fraser Campbell fraser-Txk5XLRqZ6CsTnJN9+BGXg at public.gmane.org
Thu Dec 18 02:01:49 UTC 2003

On December 17, 2003 05:03 pm, William Park wrote:

> Actually, LTSP, Etherboot, Netboot, Rom-a-matic, and friends are pretty
> much obsolete now.  With PXE support (ie. 3c905), you can boot and mount
> NFS root; after that, the client is looking at "normal" root tree as it
> would from local harddisk.

Incorrect.  PXE is about getting a kernel loaded into memory, the same job and 
purpose as etherboot, netboot or romamatic.  PXE facilitates LTSP it 
definitely does not obsolete it.

Fraser Campbell <fraser-Txk5XLRqZ6CsTnJN9+BGXg at public.gmane.org>                 http://www.wehave.net/
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