[CentOS-virt] Updating PXE documentation for CentOS wiki

Sat Aug 20 07:50:04 UTC 2016
Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com>

Thanks. Perhaps that could be made even more explicit, or reject names
that do *not* match that format?

I have my own long-founded opinions about using CamElcAsE for anything.

On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 7:53 AM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> 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 seriously out of date.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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