[ipxe-devel] ISO SAN booting

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Wed Apr 27 23:16:09 UTC 2011

On Wednesday 27 Apr 2011 23:54:07 James A. Peltier wrote:
> Why can't this be done with NFS or HTTP boot?  I mean I *really* like this
>  idea of avoiding the memdisk/grub booting of ISO images but it would be
>  nice to not have it limited to these formats?  Perhaps something like
> sanboot http://....

This is what I'm working towards.  The infrastructure is in place, but the 
HTTP client doesn't yet support random access via range requests; it 
understands only how to download a complete file.


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