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 +=== Windows 7 install to iSCSI ===
 +
 +== Test ==
 +
 +Install a Windows 7 operating system on an iSCSI target.
 +
 +== DUT configuration ==
 +
 +No physical disks present. ​ System configured to boot from NIC equipped with gPXE ROM.
 +
 +== Environment configuration ==
 +
 +iSCSI target running IETD.  DHCP server providing network configuration and iSCSI root-path.
 +
 +== Result ==
 +
 +Success is defined as reaching the Windows graphical login screen.
 +
 +=== Detailed test procedure ===
 +
 +== Prerequisites ==
 +
 +  * Windows 7 (RC) DVD
 +  * iscsitarget
 +
 +== iSCSI target setup ==
 +
 +Create an empty, sparse ~10GB disk image (TODO: this could probably be smaller).
 +  dd if=/​dev/​zero of=/​path/​to/​img/​file.img bs=1000 count=0 seek=10000000
 +
 +Write a new ''​Target''​ entry in /​etc/​ietd.conf:​
 +  Target iqn.2000-01.test.etherboot.org:​iscsiinstall.win7
 +          Lun 0 Path=/​files/​temp/​win7iscsi.img
  

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