[syslinux] I'd like to eventually support network console, at least in pxelinux.

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Nov 7 11:27:47 PST 2007

n schembr wrote:
> Hi,
> Would it be hard to add a network console to syslinux, extlinux and isolinux?
> Maybe something like Redboot Ethernet console. 
> I'm finding it hard to get new equipment with serial ports. Gateway, desktop, has the chip on the motherboard but removed the internal and external connectors . 
> This is the same for my laptop. I know that the motherboard has a uart but I can't get to it with out a soldering iron.  
> Thank you for your time and a great product,

It would be extremely hard.  It's easier in PXELINUX, since it has 
firmware-based access to the network device.


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