PXEboot fails at kernel (text) loading
bsam at ipt.ru
Mon Feb 12 08:01:37 UTC 2007
On Sun, 11 Feb 2007 17:22:22 -0800 (PST) Rob wrote:
> I have a FreeBSD 6.1 PC as the server to a PXE boot
> of another Compaq Deskpro EN PC.
> The Compaq PC has the option of a "Network Service
> Boot" with the F12-key during BIOS boot up. On the
> server, tftpd, bootpd and dhcpd are all working well.
> For the diskless kernel config I have used the
> GENERIC one, but added:
> options BOOTP
> options BOOTP_NFSROOT
> options BOOTP_COMPAT
According to man diskless those options are not needed for PXE.
> Any idea what's wrong here or what I could do to
> further test what the actual problem is?
You may consider re-reading man diskless -- all needed info is located
Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, http://www.ipt.ru Telephone & Internet SP
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