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Date:      Tue, 30 Oct 2012 15:44:27 +0400
From:      Vagner <vagner@bsdway.ru>
To:        Rick Miller <vmiller@hostileadmin.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: PXE tftp - double boot
Message-ID:  <20121030114427.GA32384@vagner-wrk.bsdway.ru>
In-Reply-To: <CAHzLAVEcJLHqpqNLAd3RD=pNVbmEpP-OVfEK5wXkNrUkPR_BBg@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <20121029205524.GA8467@vagner-wrk.bsdway.ru> <CAHzLAVEcJLHqpqNLAd3RD=pNVbmEpP-OVfEK5wXkNrUkPR_BBg@mail.gmail.com>

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On 17:57 Mon 29 Oct , Rick Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 4:57 PM, Vagner <vagner@bsdway.ru> wrote:
> > 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)?
> > I see variale rootpath at source sys/boot/i386/libi386/pxe.c. I
> > compiled several pxeboot files (there i changed variable rootpath from "/" to "/pxeroot/freebsd[1-2]"), and i booted this files throught pxelinux.
> > Booting stoped at boot kernel.
> 
> This blog post may help
> you...http://blog.hostileadmin.com/2012/05/04/pxe-booting-into-a-freebsd-installation/
> 
> In the grub2pxe Configuration section, you can see that the kernel and
> "initrd" (or mfsroot) images are variable-ized (if that's a word).
> Perhaps you could use a similar approach to accomplish the same.
> 
> Obviously, in that post, Grub2pxe replaced FreeBSD's pxeboot.bs and
> was chained to pxelinux.
> 
> -- 
> Take care
> Rick Miller

Thanks for your reply!

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