1. Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) We have to start with the standard PXE setup that is used for decades for disk-less client bootstrapping. The client requests an IP address and gets it together with the information where to find a boot file that can be loaded via TFTP. In our case the network connection is […]
Tag: PXE Booting
June 27, 2018 1:31 pm992 views
February 21, 2017 4:35 pm2,568 views
I build a lot of SUSE Enterprise Storage Clusters and am always working to improve the deployment times. In the past, I setup a PXE server to handle my BIOS based x86 environment, but given that we are now in a multi-architecture environment that supports both X86_64 and ARMv8 platforms with both BIOS and EFI, […]
April 1, 2009 7:14 am17,176 views
Ever wondered how to boot a server with NFS as root? Or how to implement iSCSI as root with out having a iSCSI initiator card? This AppNote discusses and shows you how to implement a PXE Boot server to boot NFS and iSCSI on root installations.
July 11, 2008 7:51 am48,330 views
In this article we will look at how to setup and configure a PXE (Preboot Execution Environment) boot server. A PXE boot server can be very useful for a variety of tasks, e.g. Speed up the installation of a distribution because you don’t have to change the media around. When using a PXE boot server in conjunction with ‘AutoYaST’ you can have a fully automated installation of SUSE Enterprise Linux.