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usb nic pxe boot?

Posted on 2015-02-16
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as above.  i bought a netbook with only wifi card in it.  i need to boot and deploy from my wds box so wondered if there are any usb nics that will achieve this?

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PXE needs to load from the BIOS, a USB WIFI card has no way to "insert" the PXE boot into the BIOS.
With some really hard work and finding the correct hardware/software combination you might get it to work, but there are so many restrictions and adjustsments to make, I'm betting it wouldn't work for you.
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