Bug 74903 - PXE documentation is incomplete, package poor
PXE documentation is incomplete, package poor
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pxe (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-10-02 14:39 EDT by Alan Cox
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:47 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-11 11:04:49 EDT
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Description Alan Cox 2002-10-02 14:39:25 EDT
PXE requires you add entries to /etc/services. It gets the names wrong in the
documentation for the mtftp ones. It gives inetd.conf not xinetd.d/ information
on setting up the server parts too.

At the least I'd expect the pxe ports to be in our default /etc/services and the
needed xinetd.d entries to automatically be added, even if started with disable=yes.
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2003-04-11 11:04:49 EDT
We are dropping support for pxe in the RHEL release and will drop it from future 
Red Hat Linux release.  
We are recommending that you use dhcp/pxelinux for X86 platforms.  
Comment 2 Alan Cox 2003-04-11 11:07:26 EDT
Hooray !!! 

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