-- MikeGore - 2015-08-27

PXE TFTPBOOT configuration detail

* PXE BOOT /tftpboot/pxes
    • Config: /tftpboot/pxes/pxelinux.cfg/default
    • ISO boot images: /tftpboot/pxes/iso


PXE / TFTPBOOT files and descriptions


  • /tftpboot/pxes - PXE root directory Add any boot images under this directory - see below for specific directories that are already defined


  • PXE bootstrap file from syslinux - all systems boot this file first


  • Top level PXE menu files go here - defined in binary file pxelinux.0

  • Top level PXE boot menu

  • default menu include used by al menus
    • defines vesa display mode and resolution, defaulyt timeouts and prompts
    • you should not ever have to change this

  • default graphic background for menus

  • Clonezilla PXE boot menu
    • Primary imaging tool

  • Acronis imaging tools menu

  • Recover is Possible RIP boot images
  • there are rip_menuNN.N menus for each version
    • We used this tool to image the cluster - to be replaced by clonezilla

  • not used on himrod

  • not used on himrod

  • Live boot images of Ubuntu


  • Contains syslinux ustilities used by the menu system


  • used by dos_menu and diag_menu - not used on himrod See pxelinux.cfg/default


  • Recovery is Possible - locally updated version of RIP PXE images


  • Avast antivirus components - added to RIP images


  • bin files added to RIP images


  • Colonezilla PXE boot images
  • bin files added to RIP images


  • General purpose images folder free to use for deplyment images


  • Ubuntu live iso shares used for PXE/NFS live booting


  • Linux Ghost code with additions to work with RIP


  • Ubuntu network installers
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