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SubjectRe: Booting linux using Novell NetWare Remote Program Loader

On 13 Sep 2001, Kai Henningsen wrote:

> eric@lammerts.org (Eric Lammerts) wrote on 09.09.01 in <Pine.LNX.4.33.0109092306580.11042-100000@ally.lammerts.org>:
>
> > I used to have Netware bootroms that didn't do RPL. They talked NCP
> > (like every other Netware client) and read a floppy image from
> > SYS:LOGIN. I never tried them with mars_nwe though.
>
> What do you mean, "didn't do RPL"? That *is* how Novell RPL works. Also
> has a configfile under SYS:LOGIN where you can assign images to MAC
> addresses. Well, MAC address + IPX network pairs, IIRC. It's been a while.

It's a long time ago, but I remember reading documentation on RPL and
non-RPL bootroms. What I know for sure is that my bootroms worked
without loading RPL.NLM on the server.

Eric

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