> I've decided to give you ILUG gurus a second chance.
I was beginning to wonder was this still ILUG with all the OT postings
about software patents :)
> You failed your first test, to explain why my SCSI machine
> (Asus P2B-LS) won't boot off the hard disk,
> although it boots off floppy and CD without problem.
> (The MBR seems OK, when I look at it with dd.)
Well unless you post your partitioning setup and bootloader we cannot tell
SCSI boots in just the same way as IDE, its just the controller thats
> Anyway, I noticed yesterday that one of the options
> offered by the BIOS is to boot from LAN,
> and I was wondering how this was accomplished.
PXE boot. You need to set it up. Involves bootp/dhcp and tftp server.
Fairly easy to do, keep meaning to do so but I need to check the MAC
addresses of my servers and make DHCP reservations blah blah blah.
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