pxeboot



pxeboot(8)                                                          pxeboot(8)




NAME

       pxeboot - Network Booting Operating Systems Configuration Utility


SYNTAX

        pxeboot [OPTION] [Hostname | IP Address | Subnet]


DESCRIPTION

       This is a command line tool for configuring PXE boot files.


OPTIONS

       -a, add
            add a new PXE Boot file.

       -m, modify
            modify a PXE boot file

       -d, delete
            delete a PXE boot file

       -l, list
            list all PXE boot files

       -s, serial
            Use serial console on client

       -S, snapshot <snapshotname>
            Use alternate name for diskless snapshot directory

       -e, ethernet <ethernet device>
            Use this ethernet device to mount diskless directories

       -K, kickstart   <kickstartfile>
            specify  the location of the kickstart file, this should be speci-
       fied as a kernel  parameter.   http://frodo.lab.boston.redhat.com/kick-
       start/ks.cfg

       -r, ramdisk <size>
            specify  the  size of ramdisk to be used by the installation/disk-
       less kernel

       -O, os <Operating System>
            specify the operating system description as created with pxeos

       -h, help
            show usage

       Hostname | IP Address
            specify the Hostname or IP Address/Subnet to be used for  creation
       of the PXE boot file.




FILES

       /usr/sbin/pxeboot
       /tftpboot/linux-install/pxelinux.cfg/pxeos.xml
       /usr/share/system-config-netboot/*
       /tftpboot/linux-install/*


EXAMPLES

       To run this program simply type:

       pxeboot -l
       List all the pxeboot files

       pxeboot -a -O RHEL-AS-Diskless -r 1000 10.0
       Create  a  PXEBoot file which will boot a diskless Operating System for
       any host in the 10.0 subnet




LIMITATIONS

       This utility configures PXE boot files to be used for network installa-
       tions or diskless environments.



SEE ALSO

       system-config-netboot(8)
       pxeos(8)



BUGS


AUTHORS

       Dan Walsh <dwalsh@redhat.com>




                                Tue Apr 1 2003                      pxeboot(8)

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