Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

remote boot with Linux server

Posted on 2001-08-22
7
Medium Priority
?
226 Views
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
hi all
Anyone can tell/teach me how to setup a LAN with Linux server and diskless clients running Windows 95/98 with remote boot (boot from ROM boot on NIC) ???
Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:xyzvhl
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
7 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:xyzvhl
ID: 6416373
I never heard about technich for this case before, anyone have a solution ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:xyzvhl
ID: 6416549
I never heard about technich for this case before, anyone have a solution ?
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Bruce_R
ID: 6417465
here's how to do it with a Novell Network

http://straylight.cso.niu.edu/win95/win95boo.htm

You would probably have to use Samba on the Linux box to give you a WinNT style file server instead of the Netware file server used in this example.

0
Docker-Compose to Simplify Multi-Container Builds

Our veteran DevOps Author takes you through how to build a multi-container environment, managed with a single utility in order to simplify your deployments.

 

Author Comment

by:xyzvhl
ID: 6419564
I haven't know anything about SAMBA :'( anyone can give me concepts about it and explain for me ?
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:psimation
ID: 6419871
you can go to my website at www.linuxhelp.co.za and follow the networking link there, it will show you how to setup SAMBA on a RedHat 6.x machine ( for 7.x, just remember that samba files now are in /etc/samba and not just /etc as with redhat6.x)

After you have SAMBA started, you should be able to just configure your bootroms to log onto a NT domain as Bruce_R said.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
swapsthegreat earned 100 total points
ID: 6420908
you can supply a dos image as a boot image using the etherboot. can i assume that u know etherboot?
you can get more info in Diskless* HOWTO files.
additional s/w is at http://etherboot.sourceforge.net

let me know, what you have done ...
0
 

Author Comment

by:xyzvhl
ID: 6425117
Thanks you all, I'll try all of it before I ask more :-) hope I'll success :)
0

Featured Post

PowerShell Core for Advanced Linux Administrators

Understand advanced principals around Powershell Core with a focus on the Linux Administrator.  This course covers how to administer numerous environments across multiple platforms including Linux, Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud from a single shell instance.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I have seen several blogs and forum entries elsewhere state that because NTFS volumes do not support linux ownership or permissions, they cannot be used for anonymous ftp upload through the vsftpd program.   IT can be done and here's how to get i…
Note: for this to work properly you need to use a Cross-Over network cable. 1. Connect both servers S1 and S2 on the second network slots respectively. Note that you can use the 1st slots but usually these would be occupied by the Service Provide…
Video by: ITPro.TV
In this episode Don builds upon the troubleshooting techniques by demonstrating how to properly monitor a vSphere deployment to detect problems before they occur. He begins the show using tools found within the vSphere suite as ends the show demonst…
If you're a developer or IT admin, you’re probably tasked with managing multiple websites, servers, applications, and levels of security on a daily basis. While this can be extremely time consuming, it can also be frustrating when systems aren't wor…

670 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question