[syslinux] Booting Live Cd over PXElinux - need help

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sat Apr 22 09:41:47 PDT 2006

justStormY wrote:
> Hi,
> Normally i doesn't choose this way to solve problems, but i need a fast 
> and good help because it's really important to me.
> I would like to boot a LIVE CD, called SLAX (depending on SLACKWARE) 
> over PXElinux.
> So i've got a server with dhcp,tftp and pxelinux. In the tftp folder are 
> the  SLAX files. Now i would like to boot from a client this LIVE CD. 
> Because this is a LIVE CD i can't tell pxelinux.cfg that it should boot 
> the kernel and append initrd or? All works fine but during booting there 
> appends a kernel panic error taht he can'f mount a root FS.....

There isn't a single way to do that, because it's depends on how the 
initrd on the livecd is constructed.  I suggest talking to the SLAX people.


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