Optimising pxeboot disk size

Bernard Dugas bernard at dugas-family.org
Tue Dec 30 08:25:02 UTC 2008

Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> I couldn't find the hostname sent by dhcp, but found a way to find the 
>> ip address.
> just use hostname command.

I did, but the answer is empty (remember this is before /etc/rc is run). 
Where is kept the data received by dhcp_client during pxe boot ?

>> The only problem i have is that the "echo done" and other standard 
>> outputs are not visible in /var/log/messages. How can i keep them 
>> either in dmesg or /var/log/messages ?
> add second echo to >>/var/log/messages ;)

Hope not to forget one > ;-)

But is there a system call or configuration to do that automatically ? I 
can see some echo in /etc/rc without any >>, and their result seems to 
go to /var/messages.

I wish to learn to do clean scripting :-)

Best regards,
Bernard DUGAS Mobile +33 615 333 770

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