Booting from network (PXE)

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by FoLLgoTT, Aug 20, 2004.

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  1. FoLLgoTT

    FoLLgoTT Guest

    I wish to boot True Image over network. I tried it with BpBatch, TFTPD32 and the kernel.dat and ramdisk.dat, but when the kernel is booting it gives me a panic error that it can't mount the root FS. I'm a Windows user so I'm not very familiar with Linux.

    Did anyone got True Image to boot over PXE properly?


  2. FoLLgoTT

    FoLLgoTT Guest

    No idea anyone?
  3. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    You have to pass the linux kernel these options:
    ramdisk_size=16000 vga=791
  4. FoLLgoTT

    FoLLgoTT Guest

    Big thanks! I had to pass the option "root=/dev/ram0" and now it the kernel is booting. But I have to start True Image manually in console by entering "product".
    Do you now why it is not starting automatically? On CD-ROM it certainly does.
  5. wdormann

    wdormann Registered Member

    Jun 27, 2004
    Try passing the parameter "quiet" to the kernel
  6. FoLLgoTT

    FoLLgoTT Guest

    Thanks, now it works!
  7. Yaniv

    Yaniv Guest

    Hi Guys .

    I am Trying To Do The Same With 3com Pxe Services .
    Without Success .

    any Manuals o_O?
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