Use both PXELinux and WDS on same network

Hello everyone,
I have a Windows Server 2008 running WDS in native mode, DNS, and DHCP, and an Ubuntu sever running PXELinux. Is there a way to first boot PXELinux then be able to switch to the WDS server through a menu option on the PXELinux server? I want to do this so that i can use all of the tools and linux installers I have setup on the PXELinux server, and be able to instal a version of Windows. Thanks.
-Brad
bher20Asked:
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arnoldCommented:
You could.  You have to have the wds boot images available on the linux box.
Are you looking to the DHCP option 66,68 pointing to the PXElinux.  Where you have options.  And then you want the BOOTP client redirected to the WDS?

Any reason why you do not want to run everything from one source, pxelinux or wds?
The boot images are downloaded through TFTP and the PXE client does not care whether the TFTP server that provides the image is linux or windows based.
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bher20Author Commented:
"Any reason why you do not want to run everything from one source, pxelinux or wds?
The boot images are downloaded through TFTP and the PXE client does not care whether the TFTP server that provides the image is linux or windows based."

arnold, that would be a better idea, do you know how I would do that on the linux box thru pxelinux? Thanks.
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arnoldCommented:
Not specifically.  You would have to copy the image files that would be served up through TFTP on the WDS to the pxelinux tftp directory.
i.e. instead of windows_wds:/somelocation/somfile the pxelinux will provide the same file.

See if this article is helpful:
http://www.wiul.org/
There are different discussions on pxelinux and windows.  You could combine the different discussions to meet your needs.
I.e. pxelinux could very well be used just to start the intial process of getting the listing of the available OS/options. Those option could then point to pxelinux itself, to the TFTP server on wds or to any other installer/OS boot image.
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