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Date:      Fri, 16 May 2003 13:20:59 +0200
From:      Ruben de Groot <fbsd-q@bzerk.org>
To:        lasse lindgren <lasse.lindgren@home.se>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Installing freeBSD by pxe from a linux box.
Message-ID:  <20030516112059.GB59271@ei.bzerk.org>
In-Reply-To: <000001c31b3a$68677690$ce3043d5@boromir>
References:  <000001c31b3a$68677690$ce3043d5@boromir>

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On Fri, May 16, 2003 at 01:33:36AM +0200, lasse lindgren typed:
> 
> Hello
> 
> Im new to this list and new to freebsd, actually i havent installed it
> yet. The thing is i have to use PXE to install it, and there is NO
> floppy,NO cdrom or VGA on this computer.
> 
> It's a motorola 5360.
> 
> Its capable of pxebooting, (im from the linux world) hda is a 16M cf Hdb
> is a standard harddrive. User interface is a serialport, running
> @38400,8n1. NIC is a eepro100
> 
> The computer is currently installed with linux, but since i have many
> computers like this one, i thought about migrating into freebsd.
> 
> i saw this page http://matt.simerson.net/computing/freebsd.netboot.shtml
> it gave me some hints, but since i dont have freebsd on the install
> server i have problem. install server i also a cpn5360 and has debian
> running as OS. 
> So when i came to the part when i need a kernel... im stuck.
> The loader seem's to be up and runnig, because it tells med it needs a
> kernel.

Everything you need is on cdrom disk1:

/kernel
/boot/mfsroot.gz
/boot/pxeboot

Putting them in your tftproot directory should get you going.

> 
> 
> Please help :)
> 
> Lars 
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> just have to follow."
> 
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