Pxe install freebsd

Doug White dwhite at gumbysoft.com
Fri May 16 18:50:37 PDT 2003

On Thu, 15 May 2003, lars lindgren wrote:

> Its capable of pxebooting, (im from the linux world) hda is a 16M cf
> Hdb is a standard harddrive. User interface is a serialport, running
> @38400,8n1. NIC is a eepro100
> The computer is currently installed with linux, but since i have many
> computers like this one, i thought about migrating into freebsd.
> I guess in linuxterm's i need a kernel and a rootdisk with the install
> package. I tried the ones from the cd, it didn't give me any output on
> the serial port. (that i know workes, since before it loads the kernel i
> have to type what it should boot ...) Serial port is running @38400,8n1

the default serial console speed for FreeBSD is 9600, for starters.  The
BIOS is doing some sort of vga to serial redirection?  This sounds like
the soekris equipment, although for mine I loaded the CF with a laptop.

So exactly what are you trying to start? sysinstall?

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