Re: Booting linux using Novell NetWare Remote Program Loader

Kai Henningsen (
13 Sep 2001 17:13:00 +0200 (Eric Lammerts) wrote on 09.09.01 in <>:

> On Sun, 9 Sep 2001, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:
> > No need -- just search around for a copy of rpld. I've got a few
> > SiS based boards that netboot via rpl which rpld manages to handle
> > like a charm. Cheers,
> I used to have Netware bootroms that didn't do RPL. They talked NCP
> (like every other Netware client) and read a floppy image from
> SYS:LOGIN. I never tried them with mars_nwe though.

What do you mean, "didn't do RPL"? That *is* how Novell RPL works. Also
has a configfile under SYS:LOGIN where you can assign images to MAC
addresses. Well, MAC address + IPX network pairs, IIRC. It's been a while.

MfG Kai
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