pxeos



pxeos(8)                                                              pxeos(8)




NAME

       pxeos - PXEBoot Operating System description Configuration Utility


SYNTAX

        pxeos [OPTION] [Operating System Name]



DESCRIPTION

       This  is  a command line tool for configuring Operating System descrip-
       tions to be used for PXE boot files.


OPTIONS

       -a, add
            add a new Operating System description

       -m, modify
            modify an Operating System description

       -d, delete
            delete an Operating System description

       -l, list
            list all Operating System descriptions

       -h, help
            show usage

       -i, description <description>
            set short description associated with the Operating System.


       -p, protocol   <NFS | HTTP | FTP>
            specify protocol used to access the Operating System;

       -D, diskless <1|0>
            specify whether the Operating System is diskless on not

       -s, server <server>
            specify the server machine containing the Operating System

       -L, location <disklocation>
            specify the directory on the server machine containing the Operat-
       ing System

       -A, anonymous <1|0>
            specify  whether to use anonymous ftp to access the Operating Sys-
       tem

       -u, user <username>
            specify ftp user to access the Operating System

       -P, password <password>
            specify ftp password to access the Operating System


       -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



FILES

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


EXAMPLES

       To run this program simply type:

       pxeos -l
       List all the currently defined Operating Systems

       pxeos -a -D 1 --server frodo --location /diskless/i386/RHEL-AS  -p  NFS
       RHEL-AS-Diskless
       Add   a   diskless  Operating  System  nfs  mounted  from  frodo:/disk-
       less/i386/RHEL-AS


       Operating System Name
            specify the name to identify this Operating System



LIMITATIONS

       This utility configures PXELinux Operating Systems to be used  by  pxe-
       boot and system-config-netboot



SEE ALSO

       system-config-netboot(8)
       pxeboot(8)



BUGS


AUTHORS

       Dan Walsh <dwalsh@redhat.com>




                                Tue Apr 1 2003                        pxeos(8)

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