[Soekris] Loading WRP on Soekris

Huub Reuver h_reuver at mantell.xs4all.nl
Wed Jun 26 23:29:19 UTC 2002


On Wed, Jun 26, 2002 at 11:12:30PM +0200, dirkx at covalent.net wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, Huub Reuver wrote:
> >
> > PXE mixes well between BSD and Linux. In fact, they are mostly
> > independent als long as you provide dhcp/tftp/nfs and a client
> > installation. Make sure the kernel is located at the right place.
> > Generally dhcp/tftp is used to boot almost everything from a sun
> > to a i386, with many operating systems.
> 
> One crucial difference is that most *BSD and Solaris TFTPd's will refuse
> requests prefixed with a / - whereas some linux ones really want that
> initial slash. Either edit the deamon or edit the
> bootp/bootparam/dhcpd.conf file to add/remove that leading flag.

You'll find that depending on exactly what tftp-daemon you use
and perhaps even with different compile-time options different
configurations are needed.

It's not strictly a difference between BSD and Linux.

With regards,
Huub



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