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How to boot DOs system connect to linux m/c

My requirement will be a dos dumbless node that is pc's without the harddisk but having the NIC card.
I should be able to boot the system with the dos boot floppy and connect to linux server which is on the network , probably the dos bootable might have the linux image also. SO is it possible to do this and are there any utilities available.

Pls let me know at the earliest since this is bit urgent

Thanks for all

Sudarshan
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sudarshankr
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NormalCommented:
i`m not sure but i use dos for this and you can find an
image from my floppy here : http://normal.hit.bg/dosrouter/dosrouter.zip

try those urls :
Linux Terminal Server-: http://www.ltsp.org/
EtherBoot-: http://www.slug.org.au/etherboot/
NetBoot-: http://www.han.de/~gero/netboot.html
Free(CI)SCO-: http://www.freesco.org/
LPR-: http://www.linuxrouter.org/

VNS(some RFB proto)-: http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc

if i missed or err something write .. i`ll try to be more specific
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kannabisCommented:
http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Diskless-HOWTO.html will tell you how to do a linux dumb terminal.  You could always get boot ROM image for your NIC card also.
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paulqnaCommented:
Normal> I hope sudarshankr has a better download for your zipfile, mine was 0.1Kps... ;)
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NormalCommented:
pulgna : sorry but @ this momment Bulgaria is shareing inside a T1 :-( pretty sad a ?
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sudarshankrAuthor Commented:
Thanks  all for you comments and answers . My problem is solved
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kathotiaCommented:
Do you want ot run dos on the node or linux on the node. I am using dos on the node and i can give you a full solution to it. I use a floppy and connect to linux server and use its hard disks as normal hdd with total networking functions from dos.

Points need to be raised to atleast 500 fro a ready made solution
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kannabisCommented:
"points need to be raised to atleast 500 for a ready made solution"

kathotia, That's not cool in my books....we're not supposed to be doing this for the points, you're supposed to be helping people out.
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xberryCommented:
> My problem is solved.

  Hooray !!!  & Congratulations !
  How about closing the question now : ))
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No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
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Split between Normal & kannabis.
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