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Contributing to EtherBoot

Etherboot is a volunteer project done in spare time. Many kind people have contributed in various ways, see the acknowledgement list. You can help in various ways:

  • Improve the documentation. Send me the changes if you feel something is missing or can be improved.
  • Enter hardware compatibility information into the NIC database.
  • Try different variations on configurations and software. Send me the documentation or a link to your Web page when you have succeeded, of course. Here is a list of things that have been suggested if you want some ideas.
  • Spread the word about netbooting wherever you see a situation which could use the technique.
  • Write articles about your experiences with applications of netbooting for conferences, journals or e-zines.
  • Contribute any related software which can be put into contrib/.
  • Write drivers for more cards. See the Developers Manual for instructions.
  • Offer to make EPROMs for people needing them

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