[syslinux] Boot into operating system after PXE boot [BPR]

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Sat Jul 1 03:59:46 PDT 2006

On Sat, Jul 01, 2006 at 09:57:06AM +0200, Bart Coninckx wrote:
> On Saturday 01 July 2006 00:39, Geert Stappers wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 30, 2006 at 10:12:40PM +0200, Bart Coninckx wrote:
> > > I see, but what you basically do, is organize the intelligence for this
> > > on the server-side. No way to accomplish this on client side?
> >
> > Yes.
> >
> >
> > At least I think it is possible to extend pxelinux.0 with
> > instructions that perform an LDAP query.
> >
> No doubt, but my main interest is in how to adapt it to boot into the 
> operating system after having done the LDAP stuff.
> by the way: isn't it the RAMdisk that needs to be edited instead of 
> pxelinux.0?

I don't see how that matches:

| I'd like to combine G4L (Ghost clone) with PXE (been done before) but in
| such a way that an option in LDAP is checked after booting with PXE. If
| it's set, a certain program is executed with certain parameters (G4L),
| if not, the PC should continue to boot in it's installed operating system.

I think it is an interresting problem, but I have allready interresting
problems. My real message is a plea:

  Allow archive readers to read from top to bottom
  in the chronological order.

Someone who gets directed to archives by search engines.

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