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Bug 77265 - PXE server does not boot MS-DOS boot diskettes Version WinME or higher
Summary: PXE server does not boot MS-DOS boot diskettes Version WinME or higher
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pxe
Version: 7.2
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Elliot Lee
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-11-04 15:09 UTC by Thomas Schachtner
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2002-11-04 15:09:18 UTC

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Description Thomas Schachtner 2002-11-04 15:09:12 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; Q312461; .NET 
CLR 1.0.3705)

Description of problem:
Booting DOS disks is working fine using PXE, but only up to Windows 98. 
Booting Windows ME (Text mode boot disk) or Windows XP (Emergency boot disk) 
does not work.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. configure a PXE server
2. create an image of a Windows XP emergency boot diskette
3. boot the image from LAN

Actual Results:  System does not boot. After a message saying: "Starting 
Emergency Boot disk" (or similar) the system hangs.

Expected Results:  The system should boot Windows XP emergency disk (Windows 
Me Text mode)

Additional info:

Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2002-12-10 20:55:34 UTC
Sorry, you'll have to talk to the people in Redmond for Windows support. (The PXE in RH 
is only supported for Linux booting, anything more is just luck...)

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