[H-GEN] PXE capable network cards

Michael Anthon michael at anthon.net
Sun May 30 08:11:36 EDT 2004

Scott Burns wrote:

> With this setup I can install one of our stock configurations by 
> installing a PXE network card if required then choosing the option 
> from the PXE loader.  An hour later it's installed, users are 
> configured, profiles are set up, custom software is installed and it's 
> pretty much ready to go out the door.

Why the need for a PXE card?  You can always boot from an etherboot PXE 
floppy (http://rom-o-matic.net/5.2.4/).  Yes, I'm assuming the target 
machine has a floppy and yes, I also understand why bios support is 
better in lab type setups but if it's just a once of need to get around 
the fact that someone nicked your card then a floppy boot is a good 


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