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SubjectRe: Booting linux using Novell NetWare Remote Program Loader

> > and send results to me? It should be rather easy to emulate initial
> > handshake and use mars (netware emulator) to boot workstation...
> No need -- just search around for a copy of rpld. I've got a few
> SiS based boards that netboot via rpl which rpld manages to handle
> like a charm. Cheers,

Unfortunately, it is not that simple:

(From rpld-1.7/README:)

RPLD implements the IBM RIPL protocol, used to network boot some
machines. It
DOES NOT implement the Novell style RPL/IPX protocol. If your are not
which protocol you are using see the section "Troubleshooting".

And, indeed, it does not work with Novell bootrom. If you have
different version, please let me know...
The best software in life is free (not shareware)! Pavel
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