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Do we need a 'boot server' in PXE installation ?

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Do we need a 'boot server' in PXE installation ? or the DHCP server would replace the 'boot server' ?
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the dhcp server can run the tftp server which supply the boot image
it can run the nfs server as well to stor the whole installation DVDs, DIRECTory and so on.
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the pxe host ask from the dhcp the details of the boot image
the dhcp reply with the address
the pxe host contact that address and get to boot image via tftp
the boot image contain the details about what next:
installation , rdesktop image and so on
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Thank you :-)
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