Making thin client server

Klaus Friis Østergaard farremosen at
Wed Feb 21 22:45:12 UTC 2007

Hi Erik,

2007/2/12, Erik Norgaard <norgaard at>:
> 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:

Tried to follow your  description, but I seem to have lost some thing,
the client now starts the PXEBOOT process and it looks in the
(/var/diskless/FreeBSD/)/boot/defaults/loader.conf that says

But according to your instruction the kernel was installed in
the /var/tftp/boot/

Should I simply
   make DISTDIR=/var/diskless/FreeBSD installkernel


Klaus F. Østergaard, <farremosen(at)gmail dot com>

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