Diskless Windows??

Adam Sulmicki adam at cfar.umd.edu
Thu May 6 11:55:04 CEST 2004

On 6 May 2004, Oleg Goldshmidt wrote:

> I am not sure what the OP meant by "diskless". If the question is
> about booting Windows from a networked disk on a computer without a
> local disk, then it is possible booting off an iSCSI disk. Check
> http://www.haifa.il.ibm.com/projects/storage/iboot/

seems to me like this solution basically redirect BIOS I/O interrupts.

What happens once Windows boots up and attempt to access hardware directly
without BIOS calls in between? Is Windows smart enough to work by default
with hdd (for example : what about swap?)

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