On 1/23/2000 3:47 AM firstname.lastname@example.org Erik Starbäck wrote: >In <http://www.han.de/~gero/netboot/archive/msg01718.html> I wrote what I >did know about futil and fboot then. It is about the same as Martys >instructions, but I have a few comments now. Erik, I didn't notice your message. It would have saved me time. I guess "great minds think alike" :-) Now it's time to download the archives so I can content search them :-) >It worked for me without any padding. When I burned a smaller image >the program printed 50% instead of 100% and then it >stopped. Everything worked anyway. I didn't know how fussy the program was on this. This is a good thing to know! >I also did a brutal way of install etherboot or netboot on a >EEPRO100+Mng without creating a file of type "2794FC60.FLS" for >every card. It was necessary for me when I installed 70 clients... >I chopped the binary file fboot.exe (my version was 99811 bytes, I >don't remember the version name) in three parts: > >fboot1 30096 bytes >fboot2 65536 bytes >fboot3 4179 bytes >Then you cat put them together again, but with a different part 2 and >save it as fbootown.exe and execute it. It worked for me anyway. Of >course you have to use padding to get a 64k part instead of fboot2. This is great information. I'd really like to see this in the etherboot/contrib directory. May I create a document with information from both of our messages for Ken to include in the release? I will make sure to give you proper credit. I am most interested in making sure that this information is easy for people to find. Thanks for your message! Regards, Marty --- Name: Martin D. Connor US Mail: Entity Cyber, Inc.; P.O. Box 391827; Cambridge, MA 02139; USA Voice: (617) 491-6935, Fax: (617) 491-7046 Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.thinguin.org/ =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: Marty Connor <firstname.lastname@example.org> To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in it's body to email@example.com. If you have problems with this list, send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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