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Booting several diskless clients off a network drive in win2k?

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BigRed

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Anyway it can be done? I want to run [email protected] on some rigs that dont have hdds with a slow rig as a server to the faster ones. AZN said it might be able to be done.
Someone must know how to do this.
 

turd

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Im not sure how that would work. You could just run a terminal to your server, which would load from your ram once booted into. However wouldnt the [email protected] be in effect running from the server using the same resources anyways, so you would get the same use as running multiple instances? Im not sure if you could run [email protected] from the ram of each cliient if thats what you are getting at.

Here is a link to run a linux terminal server, check it out.

http://www.linuxgazette.com/issue68/swieskowski.html
 
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BigRed

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turd said:
Im not sure how that would work. You could just run a terminal to your server, which would load from your ram once booted into. However wouldnt the [email protected] be in effect running from the server using the same resources anyways, so you would get the same use as running multiple instances? Im not sure if you could run [email protected] from the ram of each cliient if thats what you are getting at.

Here is a link to run a linux terminal server, check it out.

http://www.linuxgazette.com/issue68/swieskowski.html
Dont have linux, wouldnt even know how to use it.
I just want to be able to have windows 2k boot from a remote hard drive then I would make a ramdrive to install [email protected] onto the local machine.
What im getting at is I have no hard drives left but lots of folding boxes, lol. Looking for a cheap way to get them running (with using what i have, no linux).
 
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BigRed

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Gandalf said:
Red, Gator wrote up instrucions for doing this! :)

I'll try to dig up the link in the Folding section...
No, that was for using overfoldix (linux). I already saw it.
Im just about to break down and buy a bunch of smallish hard drives from compgeeks.
 
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BigRed

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