[svlug] pxeos in CentOS 5

mark@weisler-saratoga-ca.us mark at weisler-saratoga-ca.us
Thu Jan 31 17:48:51 PST 2008


Hi,


> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [svlug] pxeos in CentOS 5
> From: "vincenzo romero" <new2xen at gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, January 31, 2008 5:20 pm
> To: svlug at lists.svlug.org
> 
> 
> Hello all,
> 
> I wanted to setup a PXE server on CentOS 5 platform;  halfway through
> setup and completion, as I try to test and run the pxeos utility to
> test a remote installation, I could not find the binary; and later on
> found this in Google:
> 
> PXEOS and system-config-netboot bug in CentOS:
> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2304
> Bug #0002304
> -------------------
> 
> In one of the comments from CentOS they recommend using 4.5 ...
> As I checked our servers here, indeed, 4.5 has the bundle, while 5 does not!
> 
> Questions:
> 
> 1. What's the more "generic" (mainstream) and stable linux build
> recommended?? I thought Cent OS was a more generic one?
> 2.  Is there recommended linux platform as a PXE server - any
> recommendations/best practises you can share?
> 
> Apologize for the simple and naive questions; any suggestions (or
> links/pointers) will be greatly appreciated.

Here's a site that might help. 
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuLTSP/LTSPEtherbootSetup
LTSP is the Linux Server Terminal Project and they often like to PXE
boot in their projects.
Mark

> 
> -- 
> best,
> 
> Vince
> 
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