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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/altinstall.xml,v 1.75 2008/05/23 20:29:44 swift Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/altinstall.xml,v 1.76 2008/09/10 23:04:29 nightmorph Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/altinstall.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/altinstall.xml">
6 6
7<title>The Gentoo Linux alternative installation method HOWTO</title> 7<title>The Gentoo Linux alternative installation method HOWTO</title>
42<author title="Editor"> 42<author title="Editor">
43 <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail> 43 <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
44</author> 44</author>
45<author title="Editor"> 45<author title="Editor">
46 <mail link="smithj@gentoo.org">Jonathan Smith</mail> 46 <mail link="smithj@gentoo.org">Jonathan Smith</mail>
47</author>
48<author title="Editor">
49 <mail link="nightmorph"/>
47</author> 50</author>
48 51
49<abstract> 52<abstract>
50This HOWTO is meant to be a repository of alternative Gentoo installation 53This HOWTO is meant to be a repository of alternative Gentoo installation
51methods, for those with special installation needs such as lack of a cdrom 54methods, for those with special installation needs such as lack of a cdrom
54 57
55<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 58<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
56<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 59<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
57<license/> 60<license/>
58 61
59<version>0.73</version> 62<version>1</version>
60<date>2008-01-09</date> 63<date>2008-09-10</date>
61 64
62<chapter> 65<chapter>
63<title>About this document</title> 66<title>About this document</title>
64<section> 67<section>
65<body> 68<body>
278# <i>mkdir /diskless/eta/boot</i> 281# <i>mkdir /diskless/eta/boot</i>
279</pre> 282</pre>
280 283
281<p> 284<p>
282DHCP and TFTP setup: The client will get boot informations using DHCP and 285DHCP and TFTP setup: The client will get boot informations using DHCP and
283download all the required files using TFTP. Just emerge DHCP and configure it 286download all the required files using TFTP.
284for your basic needs. Then, add the following on 287</p>
288
289<p>
290For dhcpd, just run <c>emerge dhcp</c> (or any other DHCP server of your
291choice). Make sure that the correct interface is selected in
292<path>/etc/conf.d/dhcpd</path>, and configure it for your basic needs. Then, add
285<path>/etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf</path>. 293the following on <path>/etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf</path>.
286</p> 294</p>
287 295
288<note> 296<note>
289This provide a static IP address for the client and the path of a PXE boot 297This provides a static IP address for the client and the path of a PXE boot
290image, here <path>pxegrub</path>. You have to replace the MAC address of the 298image, here <path>pxegrub</path>. You have to replace the MAC address of the
291Ethernet card of the client and the directory where you will put the client 299ethernet card of the client and the directory where you will put the client
292files with the one you use. 300files with the one you use.
293</note> 301</note>
294
295<p>
296For DHCPd, run <c>emerge dhcp</c> (or any other DHCP server of your choice).
297Make sure that the correct interface is selected in
298<path>/etc/conf.d/dhcpd</path>.
299</p>
300 302
301<pre caption="dhcpd.conf"> 303<pre caption="dhcpd.conf">
302option option-150 code 150 = text ; 304option option-150 code 150 = text ;
303ddns-update-style none ; 305ddns-update-style none ;
304host eta { 306host eta {

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