daubin at actuality-systems.com
Mon Nov 1 13:59:00 CET 2004
I'll voice my desire to have etherboot with filo.
I love the fact that I can first try to boot remotely
And then if not use filo. For this reason alone I am
A fan of the mechanism. Try remote first then if fail
Use local storage. If we can, can we please put the
Etherboot flavor in utils that has both network & filo support?
From: linuxbios-admin at clustermatic.org
[mailto:linuxbios-admin at clustermatic.org] On Behalf Of Ronald G. Minnich
Sent: Monday, November 01, 2004 2:56 PM
Cc: Li-Ta Lo; LinuxBIOS
Subject: RE: FILO fixups
On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, YhLu wrote:
> 1. It can let boot from HD or net according to CMOS setting.
only useful if your ethernet is hooked up. 15/16 of our nodes here have
> 2. Etherboot can produce zelf. We may got more space to put other
> stuff such as USB support...
not that important to us.
> 3. Etherboot structure and support...
not clear at the moment if this is a plus or minus. Seeing that it has
trouble building under certain tool chains, there still seem to be
problems with it.
> I may check if filo.zlef only include FILO ..., even it is not, we
> still can make it clean.
We still need to add my performance improvements.
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