[syslinux] Booting ISO images over PXE

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Oct 2 17:57:42 PDT 2007

Andrew Stuart wrote:
> Extract the boot sector from the ISO? Typically the image is a 2.88 
> floppy image, which you can then load with memdisk. And to clarify, 
> 'Typically' is the iso images that use [Free/MS/PC/etc]-DOS. Typically 
> is also from my experience with my vendors, so that may not work for you.
> I believe you can use WinImage to do this, I think Nero can as well. 
> isobuster is another popular choice. Of course these are all Windows 
> products.

Yes, if the ISO is used to merely carry a disk image, then just extract 
it and boot it directly with memdisk; problem solved.


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