[ipxe-devel] [Etherboot-discuss] Does the TARGET server need to be running a 64 bit OS if the initiator wants to run a 64 bit OS?

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Tue Mar 8 01:11:17 UTC 2011

On Tuesday 08 Mar 2011 00:07:22 Coffey, Erin wrote:
> I want the initiator to run Windows 7, 64 bit OS but, my Linux server where
>  the OS is hosted is running 32 bit OS.
> I can get the OS to begin the start process but, it times out and restarts.
>  I was able to read part of the bootmgr and it said something about the OS
>  being incompatible with the file system.
> Do I need to run a 64 bit OS on the server?

No, there is no need for the target to be running a 64-bit OS.


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