[CentOS-virt] Updating PXE documentation for CentOS wiki

Fri Aug 19 11:53:13 UTC 2016
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 08/18/2016 05:57 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> I was just looking at the CentOS Wiki at
> https://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/PXE/PXE_Setup, and it's pretty
> seriously out of date. It neglects the existence of the
> "syslinux-tftpboot" RPM, and the hand editing of xinetd config files
> for tftpd ignores the availability of "chkconfig" and "service" to
> manage that service.
> For more sophisticated users, it doesn't mention "never, never, never
> set your default menu to install an OS by default, because you *will*
> accidentally wipe servers that select PXE boot first before local disk
> as their boot media". Nor does it mention the difficulties with PXE
> and NAT based virtual host, nor how to verify the TFTP service's basic
> operation, nor the difficulty of maintaining multiple PXE configs when
> the main rsync mirrors only publish the most recent CentOS.
> I'm happy to add that sort of thing to the wiki, but I'm finding the
> "Set up an account" page confusing. Is "FirstnameLastname" supposed to
> be your mandated login name?

Yes, FirsnameLastname (CamelCase, no space) is the correct format.

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