NET BOOT and DISKLESS WORKSTATIONS

Using Netboot, Linux and X window system 

 

 
 
 
 

LINUX USERS OF VICTORIA COMPILATION

This talk aims to help setup a diskless workstation on a network.
The final result being an X-terminal that can access your main Linux server.
 

 Introduction

  1. 1.1 Concept
  2. 1.2 Bootp and tftp the disk saviour
  3. 1.3 Netboot (for Linux)

 What you need

  1. 2.1 Hardware
  2. 2.2 Software

 Configuration

  1. 3.1 Setting up netboot
  2. 3.2 Compiling a kernel
  3. 3.3 Configuring the main server
  4. 3.4 Creating a boot rom or floppy

 Testing the system

  1. 4.1 Just get it to work first
  2. 4.2 Fine tune to your requirement
  3. 4.3 My system uses X

 Existing sites

  1. 5.1 Box Hill T.A.F.E electronics dept.
  2. 5.2 Binary Bar.

 Acknowledgments

  1. 6.1 Thanks to
  2. 6.2 Disclaimer