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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-sparc-netboot-howto.xml,v 1.10 2008/05/20 18:46:15 swift Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-sparc-netboot-howto.xml,v 1.11 2009/12/14 21:35:05 nightmorph Exp $ -->
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-sparc-netboot-howto.xml"> 5<guide>
6
7<title>Gentoo Linux based Netboot HOWTO</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux based Netboot HOWTO</title>
8 7
9<author title="SPARC Developer"> 8<author title="SPARC Developer">
10 <mail link="weeve@gentoo.org">Jason Wever</mail> 9 <mail link="weeve"/>
11</author> 10</author>
12 11
13<abstract> 12<abstract>
14Guide for setting up a netboot server for use with the Gentoo/SPARC netboot 13Guide for setting up a netboot server for use with the Gentoo/SPARC netboot
15installation images. 14installation images.
17 16
18<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 17<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
19<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 18<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
20<license/> 19<license/>
21 20
22<version>1.2</version> 21<version>1.3</version>
23<date>2005-08-18</date> 22<date>2009-12-14</date>
24 23
25<chapter> 24<chapter>
26<title>Introduction</title> 25<title>Introduction</title>
27<section> 26<section>
28<body> 27<body>
472<path>.ARCH</path> suffix. The hexadecimal number should use <e>capital</e> 471<path>.ARCH</path> suffix. The hexadecimal number should use <e>capital</e>
473characters. 472characters.
474</p> 473</p>
475 474
476<p> 475<p>
477A guide on how to convert decimal to hexadecimal is available at
478<uri>http://www.permadi.com/tutorial/numDecToHex/</uri>
479</p>
480
481<p>
482And for the lazy/impatient, you can find a decimal to hexadecimal conversion
483tool at <uri>http://dan.drydog.com/hextemp.html</uri>
484</p>
485
486<note>
487For each octet in the IP address (the 10 in 10.0.1.15 for instance), you will
488need to convert it to hexadecimal, rather than converting the IP address asa
489singular number.
490</note>
491
492<p>
493So for our example IP address, 10.0.1.15, let's look at its hexadecimal 476So for our example IP address, 10.0.1.15, let's look at its hexadecimal
494equivalent; 477equivalent:
478</p>
479
480<pre caption="Convert to hexadecimal">
481# <i>printf "%.2x%.2x%.2x%.2x\n" 10 0 1 15</i>
495</p> 482</pre>
496 483
497<pre caption="Example IP address"> 484<pre caption="Example IP address">
498decimal 10 0 1 15 485decimal 10 0 1 15
499hexadecimal 0A 00 01 0F 486hexadecimal 0A 00 01 0F
500</pre> 487</pre>
702</p> 689</p>
703 690
704</body> 691</body>
705</section> 692</section>
706</chapter> 693</chapter>
707
708</guide> 694</guide>

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