[CentOS] pxebooting

Thu Sep 18 19:19:49 UTC 2014
Tom Bishop <bishoptf at gmail.com>

On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 2:10 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
> Sorry 'bout breaking threading.
> Paul, you write:
>> The gPXE bootloader can fetch files from an arbitrary network host
>> using TFTP, NFS, HTTP, etc, but the standard syslinux PXE bootloader
>> cannot.
>> On CentOS 6, the syslinux-nonlinux package includes both. If you
>> specify "filename gpxelinux.0" in your DHCP setup, and ensure that the
>> gpxelinux.0 image is in your tftp root directory, you should be OK.
> Are you saying that I only need to change the dhcpd configuration, from
>     allow booting;
>         allow bootp;
>         filename "pxelinux.0";
>    <...>
> to
>     allow booting;
>         allow bootp;
>         filename "gpxelinux.0";
> and have my menus called by pxelinux.cfg/default point to the
> http://myurl/images?
>     mark
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Not speaking for Paul who may chime in hear but I believe you are
correct.  I just set one of these up last week and I think what you
have is close.  Given that you have copied gpxelinux to the
appropriate location, you have more options available to be able to do
stuff like this:

LABEL ESXi 5.0 KickStart and HTTP
ks= +++