-- MikeGore - 2015-08-27

PXE TFTPBOOT configuration detail

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

/tftpboot/pxes/pxelinux.cfg/default

PXE / TFTPBOOT files and descriptions

/tftpboot/pxes

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

/tftpboot/pxes/pxelinux.0

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

/tftpboot/pxes/pxelinux.cfg/

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

/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/default
  • Top level PXE boot menu

/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/default.conf
  • 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

/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/UW.png
  • default graphic background for menus

/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/clonezilla_menu
  • Clonezilla PXE boot menu
    • Primary imaging tool

/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/acronis_menu
  • Acronis imaging tools menu

/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/rip_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

/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/dos_menu
  • not used on himrod

/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/diag_menu
  • not used on himrod

/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/live_menu
  • Live boot images of Ubuntu

/tftpboot/pxes/syslinux

  • Contains syslinux ustilities used by the menu system

/tftpboot/pxes/utils/

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

/tftpboot/pxes/RIP/

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

/tftpboot/pxes/avast

  • Avast antivirus components - added to RIP images

/tftpboot/pxes/bin

  • bin files added to RIP images

/tftpboot/pxes/clonezilla

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

/tftpboot/pxes/images

  • General purpose images folder free to use for deplyment images

/tftpboot/pxes/iso

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

/tftpboot/pxes/pxelinux.cfg/ghost.src

  • Linux Ghost code with additions to work with RIP

/tftpboot/pxes/ununtu-installers

  • Ubuntu network installers
Topic revision: r1 - 2015-08-27 - MikeGore
 
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