Jump to content











Photo

Boot File vs PXE Options


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 terminal

terminal
  • Members
  • 2 posts
  •  
    United States

Posted 16 February 2015 - 12:53 AM

Hello,

 

Is there any difference/advantage to using Option 66 and 67 (PXE Options) over the Filename field? Is one more compatible then the other? This is the first app I have seen which allows the choice between these two methods of sending PXE options. Great work.

 

As far as I can tell, using option 66 would let me specify an external tftp server. Is that the only difference?

 

Thanks.



#2 erwan.l

erwan.l

    Gold Member

  • Developer
  • 1936 posts
  • Location:Nantes - France
  •  
    France

Posted 16 February 2015 - 11:17 AM

Hi Terminal,

 

Unless you have some specifics, I would say stick with the generic boot filename.

All client should support it.

 

PXE options thus on the other side allow more features.

 

Regards,

Erwan



#3 terminal

terminal
  • Members
  • 2 posts
  •  
    United States

Posted 18 February 2015 - 02:42 AM

Thanks for the info. I am primarily chainloading iPXE/wimboot, so the filename seems to be sufficient for my needs.

 

It is just confusing, as most Linux oriented articles suggest using the filename option and most Windows sites say option 66/67 is the way to go.






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users