Thomas Huber wrote: > > Hi Petr, > > > in many cases order of cards is the same as sorted numbers of PCI slots. > > On-board cards have slot number > 10000, PCI slots number > 0 => PCI cards > > in slot precede onbord card. > > > > but if you have two card the same type and place bootrom on first or > > second, then the bootrom code will initialize the first card. > > Yep. But if both cards have a ROM, they will both show up while booting. > The user must know, on which network the server is available, but the user > can just make a guess. > > To overcome this try&error-methods, I want to ask the user once, whether to > boot LOCAL oder NETWORK, than the system should find out, on which of the > two networks a server is alive .. any chance to get this running ? > > bye Hello Thomas, I 'm a complete newbie in netbooting, perhaps this is the reason for my question. I don't understand why there are boot-ROMs in _both_ NICs. IMHO it's only necessary to have a boot-ROM on the NIC which is connected with the boot-server. Perhaps anybody will help me to become a netboot-GURU. Bernd =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: Bernd Wagner <email@example.com> To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in it's body to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have problems with this list, send a mail to email@example.com.
For requests or suggestions regarding this mailing list archive please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.