Quick and Dirty PXE Boot Setup
for FreeBSD 4.x and later

Doug White
November 4, 2005


You'll need the following pieces to set up a boot server:

Boot server setup

At this point you should be able to netboot the client system and end up in sysinstall. (Watch the output from loader to verify it's using the right configuration's boot directory.) From there, proceed as normal but select NFS as the install source and enter "192.168.X.1:/releases/5.4-RELEASE" in the path box (or whatever you want to install).

Common Problems