PXE Network Boot and Install Linux over NFS server

PXE Network Boot is an Intel technology that can boot a system and install OS from remote image source. The prerequisites to achieve this include: a ROM embedded into a network card confroming Intel PXE specification, a DHCP server that can serve as a responser of the request sent by NIC card and assign an IP for it, a remote boottrap and kernel over TFTP protocol. In this demo, additionally we will use a NFS server that provides the actual image source.

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21 years of experience in various layers of software. Primarily experienced in system side software design and development on server management software. Interested in linux development in x86 and arm architecture.