kickstart install using NFS
Robert G. Brown
rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Oct 11 14:32:50 PDT 2002
On Fri, 11 Oct 2002, Yudong Tian wrote:
> It happens that I just did PXE a couple months ago and jotted down the procedure
> I took, in fairly detail,
> It took ~5 min for a node to get done, and you can do it in parallel with many nodes.
> A floppy would not have been used if we had not had to update the BIOS
> for other reasons.
Yeah, but that depends very much on NIC/motherboard. Some NICs come
with PXE literally turned off. Others have PXE but it won't work until
reflashed. THese can add some arrrggh... to that first install.
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