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howtos:network_services:ipxe [2014/11/14 09:36 (UTC)]
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 chain  http://​www.mynetwork.com/​pxe/​bzImage load_ramdisk=1 prompt_ramdisk=0 rw printk.time=0 nomodeset SLACK_KERNEL=huge.s chain  http://​www.mynetwork.com/​pxe/​bzImage load_ramdisk=1 prompt_ramdisk=0 rw printk.time=0 nomodeset SLACK_KERNEL=huge.s
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 +This is all that is needed to create a PXE boot server. This is a very simple example that just boots the default huge installation kernel. To cater for more dynamic situations, you will have to create more complex boot scripts. Look at the examples page on the iPXE website. ​
 ===== Complex scripts ===== ===== Complex scripts =====
 A more complex script with a boot menu is shown below: ​ A more complex script with a boot menu is shown below: ​
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-Note that you can also use a public Slackware mirror instead of hosting the files yourself. ​+Note that you can also use a public Slackware mirror instead of hosting the files yourself. ​If you point to a slackware current mirror, you can boot the latest installation kernel directly from the internet !
  
  
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   * The iPXE website: [[http://​ipxe.org|ipxe.org]] with many [[http://​ipxe.org/​examples|examples]]. ​   * The iPXE website: [[http://​ipxe.org|ipxe.org]] with many [[http://​ipxe.org/​examples|examples]]. ​
 +  * Originally written by [[wiki:​user:​fdonkers | Frank Donkers]] ​
  
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