[syslinux] What do you which you new about pxelinux?

Scott Mewett smewett at rackable.com
Sat Feb 18 08:43:37 PST 2006


On Feb 17, 2006, at 10:55 PM, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Scott Mewett wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I am going to be presenting a 45 minute session at Linux World in   
>> April on how to use PXELinux to provision linux systems, among  
>> other  things.
>> This probably isn't of value to most on the list, as it is geared   
>> towards giving new users a jumpstart on what's needed so that  
>> they  can get up and going quickly along with some practical  
>> suggestions  and tips.
>> I'll be covering of course pxelinux, it's config files, menu's,   
>> ipappend,  booting linux, booting dos with memdisk etc.
>> As well as other considerations, i.e. tftp, dhcp, etc.
>> So the reason for this mail though, is to see what people wished  
>> you  had known about pxelinux to start with, what would that be?  
>> This  could be either a caveat, or even better,  a wicked cool  
>> feature that  may not be obvious to someone just getting started.
> Hi Scott,
> Would this be something that could be turned into an addition to  
> the webpage?  It sounds like it would be really useful.
> 	-hpa

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