pxeos(8) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

pxeos - PXEBoot Operating System description Configuration Utility  

SYNTAX


 pxeos [OPTION] [Operating System Name]

 

DESCRIPTION

This is a command line tool for configuring Operating System descriptions to be used for PXE boot files.  

OPTIONS

-a, add
       add a new Operating System description

-m, modify
       modify an Operating System description

-d, delete
       delete an Operating System description

-l, list
       list all Operating System descriptions

-h, help
       show usage

-i, description <description>
       set short description associated with the Operating System.

-p, protocol <NFS | HTTP | FTP>
       specify protocol used to access the Operating System;

-D, diskless <1|0>
       specify whether the Operating System is diskless on not

-s, server <server>
       specify the server machine containing the Operating System

-L, location <disklocation>
       specify the directory on the server machine containing the Operating System

-A, anonymous <1|0>
       specify whether to use anonymous ftp to access the Operating System

-u, user <username>
       specify ftp user to access the Operating System

-P, password <password>
       specify ftp password to access the Operating System

-K, kickstart <kickstartfile>
       specify the location of the kickstart file, this should be specified as a kernel parameter. http://frodo.lab.boston.redhat.com/kickstart/ks.cfg

 

FILES

/usr/sbin/pxeos
/tftpboot/linux-install/pxelinux.cfg/pxeos.xml
/usr/share/system-config-netboot/*
 

EXAMPLES

To run this program simply type:

pxeos -l

List all the currently defined Operating Systems

pxeos -a -D 1 --server frodo --location /diskless/i386/RHEL-AS -p NFS RHEL-AS-Diskless

Add a diskless Operating System nfs mounted from frodo:/diskless/i386/RHEL-AS

Operating System Name
       specify the name to identify this Operating System

 

LIMITATIONS

This utility configures PXELinux Operating Systems to be used by pxeboot and system-config-netboot

 

SEE ALSO

system-config-netboot(8)
pxeboot(8)

 

BUGS

 

AUTHORS

Dan Walsh <dwalsh@redhat.com>