Bug 77265 - PXE server does not boot MS-DOS boot diskettes Version WinME or higher
PXE server does not boot MS-DOS boot diskettes Version WinME or higher
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pxe (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-11-04 10:09 EST by Thomas Schachtner
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-04 10:09:18 EST
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Description Thomas Schachtner 2002-11-04 10:09:12 EST
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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.

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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 15:55:34 EST
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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