Is it possible to have Diskless workstation in freebsd

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Tue Jan 16 00:12:43 UTC 2007

On Tue, 16 Jan 2007 04:18:21 +0500, Dak Ghatikachalam  
<dghatikachalam at> wrote:

> I have a need to setup 3 workstations to boot remotely without any ( OS)  
> on
> local disks,
> What are ways to go about achieving that,
> I want the users to have all their utilities and files stores all back
> stored in the remote server.
> But confusion how the OS going to detect the correct local Hardware
> resources for it to run  right drivers, example being the VGA driver,  
> local
> keyboard and mouse.

There is a "27.6 Diskless Operation" paragraph in FreeBSD Handbook
and article "Diskless X Server: a how to guide"
Maybe it helps.

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