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 You need to set up your DHCP server to request iSCSI boot.  Edit /​etc/​dhcpd.conf and change or add the line You need to set up your DHCP server to request iSCSI boot.  Edit /​etc/​dhcpd.conf and change or add the line
  
-  filename "​iscsi:​192.168.0.1:​iqn.2006-09.com.example.myhost:​storage";​+  filename ​"";​ 
 +  option root-path ​"​iscsi:​192.168.0.1::::​iqn.2006-09.com.example:​storage";​
  
-where ''​192.168.0.1''​ is the IP address of your iSCSI target, and ''​iqn.2006-09.com.example.myhost:​storage''​ is the target name.((Yes, we know that this usage of the filename field doesn'​t comply with RFC4173; this will be fixed.))+where ''​192.168.0.1''​ is the IP address of your iSCSI target, and ''​iqn.2006-09.com.example.myhost:​storage''​ is the target name.
  
 Now boot the iSCSI boot machine using the iSCSI boot ROM (or iSCSI boot floppy, if you are using a floppy disk for experimentation). ​ You should see the usual bootloader screen (LILO, grub or NTLDR, for example) appear, and the operating system will start as normal. Now boot the iSCSI boot machine using the iSCSI boot ROM (or iSCSI boot floppy, if you are using a floppy disk for experimentation). ​ You should see the usual bootloader screen (LILO, grub or NTLDR, for example) appear, and the operating system will start as normal.

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