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* Diskless i386 and amd64 debian wheezy
 
* Diskless i386 and amd64 debian wheezy
* Rescue and Install for debian wheezy.
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* Rescue and Install for Debian wheezy.
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* Rescue and Install for Debian Jessie
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* Automatic install with London hackspace tweaks for Debian wheezy amd64 '''Warning''' - automaticly formats disks!
 
* partition magic
 
* partition magic
 
* memtest
 
* memtest
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* [http://linux.voyage.hk/ Voyage] (a minimised debian disto that can run from readonly media) '''Warning''' : the Voyage auto install kernel will '''reformat''' things they are booted on ''without prompting''.
 
* [http://linux.voyage.hk/ Voyage] (a minimised debian disto that can run from readonly media) '''Warning''' : the Voyage auto install kernel will '''reformat''' things they are booted on ''without prompting''.
 
* FreeDOS (but needs work?)
 
* FreeDOS (but needs work?)
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=== nfs ===
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Runs a few diskless nfs clients via pxe etc, unfortunatly nfs dosn't work very well, and i don't know why. (may be fixed now).
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==== linkdump:====
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* https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/ltib/2010-08/msg00103.html
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* https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/filesystems/nfs/nfsroot.txt
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== todo ==
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Maybe look at adopting this for netboot stuffs: https://github.com/askarel/Pantoufle ?

Revision as of 20:08, 20 October 2014

We have a pxeboot setup running on the adminstuff vm on Lamarr, it provides:

  • Diskless i386 and amd64 debian wheezy
  • Rescue and Install for Debian wheezy.
  • Rescue and Install for Debian Jessie
  • Automatic install with London hackspace tweaks for Debian wheezy amd64 Warning - automaticly formats disks!
  • partition magic
  • memtest
  • dban
  • Voyage (a minimised debian disto that can run from readonly media) Warning : the Voyage auto install kernel will reformat things they are booted on without prompting.
  • FreeDOS (but needs work?)

nfs

Runs a few diskless nfs clients via pxe etc, unfortunatly nfs dosn't work very well, and i don't know why. (may be fixed now).

linkdump:

todo

Maybe look at adopting this for netboot stuffs: https://github.com/askarel/Pantoufle ?