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RE: netboot "who am i ???"

 Šķ 99/12/22 06:07:56 AM
>Hi, this is just a case I wrote some software for.

>I am using my own NetWare bootrom, which utilizes packet driver,
>and allows reading files (by DOS functions 3D, 3F) from sys:login
>(a PXE compatible bootrom may allow reading files by TFTP).

>The bootrom reads one file from NetWare server - the file contains
>some header, and an Turbo C compiled program which is to control
>the boot. The program reads configuration file, and finds in it
>name of boot image and config.sys file. The config.sys is read
>into memory, and when config.sys on the image is accessed, the
>program puts the file from memory. Why? This way I can have one
>boot image, and one config.sys for every workstation (recently
>I reconfigured all dos 6.22 workstations to use it). Note the
>config.sys may contain SET command to set environment variable.>

>I also wrote a program which allows all config files for all
>workstations to be kept in single file - during boot it reads
>the file and extracts lines suitable for particular workstation
>- these files are put on ramdrive.
>This all made administration of boot config much easier to me.

>If you assume my programs may be useful to you let me know.
>As revard I expect you to help me writing good documentation.


    Yes i m interested. but i wonder how this can be used with
netboot/etherboot ???     i would like to test it . thanks a lot !!!

   Best Regards,

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