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Date:      Tue, 30 Oct 2012 02:18:07 +0400
From:      Vagner <vagner@bsdway.ru>
To:        FreeBSD questions Mail List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, dteske@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: PXE tftp - double boot
Message-ID:  <20121029221807.GB20817@vagner-wrk.bsdway.ru>

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On 14:31 Mon 29 Oct , dteske@freebsd.org wrote:
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> > questions@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Vagner
> > Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 1:57 PM
> > To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> > Subject: PXE tftp - double boot
> > 
> > Hello!
> > Tell me please, how can i boot from tftp server (throught pxe) several
> > copies FreeBSD from different path (For example: /pxeroot/freebsd1 and
> > /pxeroot/freebsd2)?
> 
> Use an interim boot loader like ISOLINUX and then chain-load.
> 
> If you choose to add/configure the vesamenu.c32 boot module, then ISOLINUX can
> display a menu to make selecting each chain-loaded distro easier.
> -- 
> Devin
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But how FreeBSD loader can change tftp rootpath directory for find boot
path? 
As far as i understand it - FreeBSD loader takes rootpath  
from dhcp option 17 (root-path). Or i'm wrong?

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