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Dec 2 2007   11:08AM GMT

PXE and Boot Disk which created at Windows XP

Michael Khanin Michael Khanin Profile: Michael Khanin

Few month ago I published an article “PXE, aka Pre-Execution Environment – Part 1“. In this article, I talked about a problem to use boot disk which created at Windows XP for PXE boot. I’d like to say thanks to Michael Bridge. He found a way to make the Windows XP floppy image of the netbootdisk work.

Under \\\ pxelinux.cfg \\ default

edit the default to

append initrd=.IMA raw

(add “raw” after the image name)
According to this it allows access to protected mode memory. Michael Bridge, told me that he managed to get the solution on this web site:

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