Changes between Version 20 and Version 21 of WikiStart


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10/04/07 14:43:45 (14 years ago)
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PXE menu documentation updates

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    3737Also included in this package are the PXE-menu tools which are used to control the booting of networked computers
    3838directly from the computer's console at the BIOS level before any operating system has been loaded.
    39 You get an on-screen menu system which you navigate with the keyboard,
     39You get an on-screen hierarchical menu system which you navigate with the keyboard,
    4040and this allows you to select dynamically the tool or disk image to be booted.
     41The PXE menus are based on the [http://syslinux.zytor.com/menu.php SYSLINUX menu systems].
    4142
    4243The PXE menus are extremely useful for diagnostic purposes, for firmware upgrades,
    4344or for selecting an operating system installation method, of an individual computer while you work at its console
    44 (for remote management you probably want to use the ''pxeconfig'' tool in stead).
     45(for remote management of multiple computers you probably want to use the ''pxeconfig'' tool in stead).
    4546
    4647Some example PXE menu configuration files are included which you can customize for your own environment and hardware. 
    4748Among the possibilities is to enable the [http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/ Ultimate Boot CD] collection of boot disks directly from the PXE menus.
    48 The PXE menus use the well-known [http://syslinux.zytor.com/ SYSLINUX] project.
    49 For further information please read the files ''README-pxemenu'' and ''INSTALL-pxemenu''.
    50 
    51 A more detailed discussion of the PXE menu tools is currently in https://wiki.fysik.dtu.dk/niflheim/PXE-booting
    5249
    5350== Documentation ==
    5451
    55 How to install and make use of the pxeconfig package:
     52How to install and make use of the '''pxeconfig''' package:
    5653  * [wiki:PxeInstallation Installation]
    5754  * [wiki:PxeUsage Usage]
    5855
    59 How to install and use the PXE menu tools:
     56A useful link about how to use Systemimager and the pxeconfig tools is:
     57 * https://wiki.fysik.dtu.dk/niflheim/System_administration
     58
     59How to install and use the '''PXE menu''' tools:
    6060  * Installation: Please see the file ''INSTALL-pxemenu''.
    6161  * Usage: Please see the file ''README-pxemenu''.
    6262
    63 An useful link about how to use Systemimager and the pxeconfig tools is:
    64  * https://wiki.fysik.dtu.dk/niflheim/System_administration
     63A more detailed discussion of the PXE menu tools is currently in:
     64  * https://wiki.fysik.dtu.dk/niflheim/PXE-booting
    6565
    6666== How to use this system ==