[syslinux] Using PXE to Boot CD Images?

Alexander Heinz mailsanmich at gmx.li
Mon Jan 31 13:47:35 PST 2005

> If it's possible, I'd like to boot a CD Image over the network.  I've 
> been using pxelinux to boot ltsp for years, and recently upgraded to 
> take advantage of memdisk for booting a DOS hd-image.  Ideally I'd be 
> able to boot a CD-Image.  Thoughts?

a quote from Peter:

"This is an FAQ.

The answer is no, because ALL operating systems that boot from CD images 
want to talk to the hardware directly."


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