network boot

Gerke Kok gerke.kok at
Tue Dec 18 14:50:03 UTC 2001

Hmm, wasn't a DHCP sever there just for that purpose: Give your target a IP-number?
Is you sys-admin using a NT-box to run DHCP server? You could use this DHCP server and just by-pass your sysadmin. It worked for me!

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On 18/12/01 at 14:12 Davide Del Vento wrote:

>>Chris is the expert on this, but I'll throw in my $0.02 anyhow.
>>I use etherboot to boot my PC targets.  I picked up the bootstrap PROM
>>image from  Here's the script I use to
>>produce a netboot image from the xxxxxx.exe produced by the RTEMS
>>application makefiles.
>Thanks you.
>I reply so later because I had problem with my DHCP server.
>My network administrator now gets it work, but there is still a problem:
>says that I need to tell RTEMS the DHCP server IP-number, but rom-o-matic 
>don't ask me for! When I try to boot with a generated boot image on
>rtems search for the DHCP server, but it doesn't find and print only dots.
>What's about this?
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