PXE tftp - double boot

Vagner vagner at bsdway.ru
Mon Oct 29 22:18:14 UTC 2012

On 14:31 Mon 29 Oct , dteske at freebsd.org wrote:
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> > questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Vagner
> > Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 1:57 PM
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> > Subject: PXE tftp - double boot
> > 
> > Hello!
> > Tell me please, how can i boot from tftp server (throught pxe) several
> > copies FreeBSD from different path (For example: /pxeroot/freebsd1 and
> > /pxeroot/freebsd2)?
> Use an interim boot loader like ISOLINUX and then chain-load.
> If you choose to add/configure the vesamenu.c32 boot module, then ISOLINUX can
> display a menu to make selecting each chain-loaded distro easier.
> -- 
> Devin
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But how FreeBSD loader can change tftp rootpath directory for find boot
As far as i understand it - FreeBSD loader takes rootpath  
from dhcp option 17 (root-path). Or i'm wrong?

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