[syslinux] pxelinux and startrom.com

Luis.F.Correia Luis.F.Correia at seg-social.pt
Tue May 2 03:16:27 PDT 2006


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Baksa, Chris [mailto:cbaksa at lehman.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2006 2:27 PM
> To: syslinux at zytor.com
> Subject: [syslinux] pxelinux and startrom.com
> Greetings Luis,
> I saw a thread about Startrom.com and startrom.o that had 
> your name attached...
> I was wondering if you had a moment to comment on an issue 
> that I have.
> I have a Linux server that is our corporate PXE server.  It 
> is set up in a logical folder structure so that a host can be 
> pointed to boot a variety of different OS's  (DOS, Linux 
> loaders, Windows PE).  Here is in my dilemma,
> I currently boot a 32 bit version of Windows PE.  BUT... I 
> need to support booting both a 32 and a 64 bit version.
> I can't seem to get the system to boot more than one.  Have 
> you had any experience doing this?


But i know that Micro$oft has made huge improovements over booting
with PXE. AFAIK, only now with winPE2005 (or home made using windows
2003 server with SP1), do boot correctly over PXE.

but not for 64 bit arch, i think.

> To make matters worse... Microsoft has a new Startrom.com 
> that I need to use because it have a fix for AMD hosts and 
> IBM Blades.  
> I noticed you said something about renaming it startrom.0.  
> Will that work?  
> Lastly.. You mentioned a mailing in your post.  Looks like a 
> newsletter that may have covered some PXE details.  Might you 
> forward me a copy.
> It may just answer my questions or shed some light on my issue.
> Thanks for your time.

I can't answer about stuff I wrote 3 years ago, sorry...


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