[Soekris] pxeboot without serial port access

Jim Thompson jim at netgate.com
Wed Oct 13 22:57:38 UTC 2004


Rob Flickenger wrote:
> On Oct 11, 2004, at 9:43 AM, Larry Vaden wrote:
> 
>> Is there a way to invoke pxeboot on a Soekris 4526 without using the 
>> serial console for access?
> 
> 
> I don't know of a way to do this from a running machine.  If it is 
> possible to change CMOS values from a running system, then you might be 
> able to...  Perhaps there's a magic IO port that lets you update the 
> CMOS while the system is booted?  Soren?

isn't this what (linux's) /dev/nvram is for?



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