Boot Linux over the Internet!

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http://feedproxy.google.com – A little update to what’s brewing lately in the linux world.. Much talk about booting linux over http, ie the internet. However, some work needed as it’s not as simple as turning on the power. A minimal USB image is needed as booting Linux over the internet. This mean it will still require plugging in a USB thumbdrive. Only the kernel is booted over the internet and sadly it doesn’t utilize the BIOS PXE aka Preboot Execution Environment support via the embedded LAN port on most recent mainboards. Popular distros such as Ubuntu, DSL, Debian, Fedora and Knoppix are supported for gPXE booting A howto guide here at howtoforge.com Official boot kernel over http page at kerrnel.org Source : H-Online.com Related Posts: Boot up speed craze Get your wireless adapter working with NDISWRAPPER! Linux Kernel in a Nutshell Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 Alpha 4 released Noob Introduction to Kernel Mode Settings and Rootless X-Server (General)