[CentOS] pxebooting

Thu Sep 18 19:23:41 UTC 2014
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Tom Bishop wrote:
> 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?
> 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= +++

I'll try it. That's *exactly* what I hope to achieve. We'd like to
separate the server that offers tftp from the one that has our repo