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Re: [opensuse] remote installation
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 11:49:18 +0200
  • Message-id: <i7v22u$q2d$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
G T Smith wrote:

Hmm... not sure a dhcp server is a requirement. I do not run one and
have installed succesfully using PXE in past...

IIRC The PXE client client broadcasts a packet that contains the
client MAC address... a PXE server then responds with the location of

I suspect PXE Server = DHCP + TFTP.

a boot image appropriate for the client associated with the MAC
address which is downloaded and control is passed to that image (PXE
is a more advanced version of BOOTP).

I think that should have been "PXE uses BOOTP or DHCP"?

Per Jessen, Zürich (12.1°C)

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