Making thin client server
norgaard at locolomo.org
Mon Feb 12 20:39:21 UTC 2007
Klaus Friis Østergaard wrote:
> I have a EPATech eTC thin client it is build on a Vortex86 processor. I
> tried with a 6.1 relase in order PXE boot the thin client and it fails.
> Is it possible to build an older relase like 5.3 on a 6.1 relase and use it
> for the thin clients, to boot from?
Yes, it is possible. Check out the desired version with cvs, then build
world and kernel, finally, install with DESTDIR=/dir/of/choice
Details here: http://www.locolomo.org/pub/pxeboot/diskless.html
> The reason that I ask is I got the reply from Epatech tech guy's that I
> should try and older relase of FreeBSD i386.
I don't know what fails, maybe it would be good to try solve the problem
rather than work around it? I doubt going back to 5.x will change much.
Ph: +34.666334818 web: http://www.locolomo.org
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