[syslinux] compiling pxelinux in elf

Chittaranjan Mandal (w/CSE & SIT) Chittaranjan.Mandal at sit.iitkgp.ernet.in
Tue Oct 25 13:04:11 PDT 2005

[Reply to message from "Josef Siemes" on Tuesday 25 Oct 2005 6:23 am]

> > These have two bioses: One uses a special bios which directly does >
> > DHCP and tftp (or even NFS) to load a linux kernel. And no, it does
> > not use PXE.

> > The other one is a PC-like bios which can boot with pxelinux much
> > like any other recent PC.

> There is some configuration option in the bios - I just don't recall
> the exact wording. I think it was something like 'Workspace on demand
> Bios'. Activate this, and your 2200 comes up completely different -
> just PC-like.
Great! Hope I am able to get the TC to work in the PC-like mode and use
simple DHCP and PXE.

> In the PC-Like Bios you can switch back to the networkstation bios -
> but usually you don't want this.
True :) Wonder why they made that TC so complicated.

> So both bioses are built into the 2200.
Thanks, this is really useful information.


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