[syslinux] pxelinux feature request
mailsanmich at gmx.li
Mon Jan 3 17:41:22 PST 2005
I have outlined a proposal for a new feature of pxelinux in
the last couple of sentences) but nobody has commented it, so I am
Imagine a company with a lot of departments and where network booting is
widely used. Each department has different needs when it comes to
Because things change very often, it would be a nightmare for a single
administrator to update the pxelinux configuration file.
The administrator should be able to delegate the task of maintainung the
configuration file to the departments:
The master configuration file created by the administrator only provides
a basic set of boot images and each department should be able to add new
Therefore I think that a LOADCONFIG command would be useful for pxelinux.
Here is an expample:
when load_new_config is selected pxelinux downloads the file
"my_new_config" from the TFTP server with the IP 192.168.0.1 and uses it
as its configuration file.
Comments? Good or bad idea (and why)?
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