[ipxe-devel] some DOS related questions.

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Mon Aug 1 20:50:04 UTC 2011

On Monday 01 Aug 2011 20:43:41 Shao Miller wrote:
> > Linking to that FDOS 1.1 ISO through SANBOOT directive is no use, as
> > the HTTP part redirects to [ftp://ftp.ibliblio.org/] (something that
> > modern browsers and WGET/CURL might pick up, but other stuff like
> > HTGET nor your SANBOOT directive seem to be able to.).
> Yes but the HTTP SAN expects HTTP as the underlying protocol, most
> likely...  Not FTP.  An FTP SAN protocol would be something new. :)

iPXE will cope with an HTTP redirect to an FTP URL, but the iPXE FTP client 
has no support for retrieving byte ranges, and so won't be able to support a 
SAN boot.


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