Lantastic 7.0 and 3C509 Remote Boot Rom



We have a legacy POS application running on a Lantastic 7.0 Server. I want to connect to the server with a 3C509 card via a remote boot installed on the card. I found a boot rom that supports RPL but it doesn't mention anything about Lantastic support .

Should it work, if not, is there any other brand of card/remote boot rom that is known to work?

Thanks,

Tom
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PsiCopCommented:
Lantastic??? *chuckle* Gads, I haven't even SEEN that since 1987 or 1988. Only set up 2 or 3 networks using it.

From what I recall, no, Lantastic did not have any Remote Boot or PXE support. It was a very bare-bones peer-to-peer network infrastructure, even moreso than LANMAN, which itself is fairly crude.

While Novell did buy it and repacked it as the ill-fated (and deservedly so, like M$ Bob) "Personal NetWare", they dropped it long ago. I dunno if you can even find any docs for it from them (and they're usually good about keeping at least the docs for their old stuff online).
PsiCopCommented:
Just checked the Novell Documentation Archive - http://www.novell.com/documentation/archived.html - and no mention of it there. No big surprise, since about the oldest thing there is NetWare v3.12 docs, and that (as I recall) post-dated the Lantastic/Personal NetWare debacle. Personally, I ditched my Lantastic disks and docs about 10 years ago when I started setting up servers at home.

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