[H-GEN] PXE capable network cards

Tim Kent tim.kent at wkconsulting.com.au
Sat May 29 18:35:25 EDT 2004


Jason Parker-Burlingham wrote:

>>The other packages I had to use were DHCP to get the IP address and
>>boot image, tftp to allow downloading the files, then nfs to allow
> 
> 
> It's the ancillary stuff that gets you.  I mean, this isn't rocket
> science---why should a PC built in 2004 require anything like PXE at
> all, instead of simply being capable of DHCP and TFTP from the get-go?

Are you comparing this to say, 'boot net' on Sun?  Maybe that's why PC 
stands for /personal/ computer :-)

Cheers,
Tim

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