[Q] (Slightly OT) KVM Over CAT5 or Other....
grail at goldweb.com.au
Tue Nov 5 16:07:12 EST 2002
Robert Edwards wrote:
> Don't use a hard drive - these boards will boot diskless from a network server
> no problem at all.
Some people might like the option of PXE - to me it's just asking for
trouble. I would only use PXE for the diskless Jukebox machine sitting
with all the other (quiet) audio gear in the entertainment unit.
> They can also boot from a USB device (normally a Floppy, ZIP, hard disk or
> CD-ROM, but I believe also from a memory stick device - I am trying that this
Booting from CD ROM is probably the closest I'll get to "diskless". The
idea of booting from a CF memory is quite appealing, since the solid
state ones are available in quite large capacities (256MiB in a solid
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