Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
eeepc [2008/07/30 12:15]
zoobab
eeepc [2010/02/14 00:24] (current)
stefanha
Line 1: Line 1:
-====== Howto use gPXE with the Asus Eeepc 900 and a USB key ======+====== Howto use gPXE with the Asus Eeepc 900/​1000H ​and a USB key ======
  
-Note: this howto is made in mind that you don't have access to a TFTP server on your LAN, that you are too lazzy to setup one, or that your sysadmins forbids it+Note: this howto is made in mind that you don't have access to a TFTP server on your LAN, that you are too lazy to setup one, or that your sysadmins forbids it
  
-  - Compile undi.usb:<​code>​ cd gpxe.git/​src;​ make bin/​undi.usb </​code>​Or if you are lazzy download a [[http://​zoobab.wikidot.com/​local--files/​eeepc/​undi.usb|binary version here]]. +  - Compile undi.usb:<​code>​ cd gpxe.git/​src;​ make bin/​undi.usb </​code>​Or if you are lazy download a [[http://​zoobab.wikidot.com/​local--files/​eeepc/​undi.usb|binary version here]]. 
-  - Copy it to a USB key (your key is seen as sdc by linux, change it in function of yours): <​code>​ dd if=undi.usb of=/dev/sdc </​code>​+  - Copy it to a USB key (your key is seen as sdc by linux, change it in function of yours): <​code>​ dd if=bin/undi.usb of=/dev/sdc </​code>​
   - Put the USB key in one slot of the Eeepc   - Put the USB key in one slot of the Eeepc
   - Go to the BIOS settings at boot (press F2 at the BIOS)   - Go to the BIOS settings at boot (press F2 at the BIOS)
Line 14: Line 14:
     - Then the Eeepc should be able to boot on the USB key.     - Then the Eeepc should be able to boot on the USB key.
     - While it starts, type Ctrl-B to get a shell and try <​code>​gpxe>​ dhcp net0</​code>,​ it should give you an IP address if you have a DHCP server on your network.     - While it starts, type Ctrl-B to get a shell and try <​code>​gpxe>​ dhcp net0</​code>,​ it should give you an IP address if you have a DHCP server on your network.
-  - Then try to load a linux kernel (it can takes up to 2 minutes, be patient)<​code>​gpxe>​ kernel http://​etherboot.org/​gtest/​gtest.pxe</​code>​ and then type <​code>​gpxe>​ boot</​code>​ +  - Then try to load a linux kernel (it can takes up to 2 minutes, be patient)<​code>​gpxe>​ kernel http://​etherboot.org/​gtest/​gtest.gpxe</​code>​ and then type <​code>​gpxe>​ boot</​code>​ 
-  - If you find booting from the internet slow, you could setup an HTTP server somewhere on your LAN with python (this simple webserver serves files in its current directory over port 8000):<​code>​python -c '​from ​SimpleHTTPServer ​import test; test()'​</​code>​+  - If you find booting from the internet slow, you could setup an HTTP server somewhere on your LAN with python (this simple webserver serves files in its current directory over port 8000):<​code>​python -SimpleHTTPServer 
 +Serving HTTP on 0.0.0.0 port 8000 ... 
 +</​code>​ 
 +  - To be continued with other improvements:​ 
 +    - Load a complete installer/​distribution/​thinclient over HTTP 
 +    - Dump the BIOS and add a [[http://​etherboot.org/​wiki/​biosext|*.rom image on top of it]] and reflash the whole on the BIOS chip of the Eeepc 
 +    - Add some screenshots and pictures to this page

QR Code
QR Code eeepc (generated for current page)