12.3. Booting from the Network Using an Installation Server
Select Boot Optionsin the SMS menu, then
Select Boot/Install Device. Finally, select your network device from the list of available devices.
Procedure 12.1. How to Start the Installation Program from the Network
- Ensure that the network cable is attached. The link indicator light on the network socket should be lit, even if the computer is not switched on.
- Switch on the computer.
- Networking setup and diagnostic information usually appears before your computer connects to the server, although this depends on the hardware in use. Then you will see a menu with options specifying how the network boot server is setup. Press the number key that corresponds to the desired option. In case you are not sure which option you should select, ask your server administrator.
initrd.imgimages to boot your system over a network. You cannot use the
ppc64.imgimage to boot over a network; the file is too large for TFTP.