PXE // MFSBSD & MFSLINUX

See PXE Setup and NFS Install Server for overall PXE and diskless instructions. This is NFSBSD & MFSLINUX specific.

Grab the latest images (here ISO but there’s also IMG)

    cd /tftpboot/
    wget https://mfsbsd.vx.sk/files/iso/12/amd64/mfsbsd-12.2-RELEASE-amd64.iso
wget https://mfsbsd.vx.sk/files/iso/12/amd64/mfsbsd-mini-12.2-RELEASE-amd64.iso
wget https://mfsbsd.vx.sk/files/iso/mfslinux/mfslinux-0.1.8-87f3bbd.iso

vi /tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/default

label mfsbsd ramdisk
        kernel memdisk
        initrd mfsbsd-12.2-RELEASE-amd64.iso
        append iso

    label mfsbsd-mini ramdisk
            kernel memdisk
            initrd mfsbsd-mini-12.2-RELEASE-amd64.iso
            append iso

    label mfslinux ramdisk
            kernel memdisk
            initrd mfslinux-0.1.8-87f3bbd.iso
            append iso

Resources

mfsBSD and mfslinux https://mfsbsd.vx.sk/

mfsBSD https://people.freebsd.org/~mm/mfsbsd/mfsbsd.pdf

MEMDISK https://wiki.syslinux.org/wiki/index.php?title=MEMDISK

Olivier’s Blog: Serial-PXE-TFTP install of FreeBSD(BSDRP,Xsense,NAS4Free)/OpenBSD/Centos https://blog.cochard.me/2015/06/serial-pxe-tftp-install-of.html –> doesn’t boot freebsd per-say here (there’s another link in pxe.freebsd)

FreeBSD 10.1 Unattended Install Over PXE & HTTP (No NFS) https://louwrentius.com/freebsd-101-unattended-install-over-pxe-http-no-nfs.html –> tune MFS for unattended install

\3. Preparation - mfsBSD https://docs.freebsd.org/en/articles/remote-install/preparation.html

Multi-OS PXE-booting from FreeBSD 12: PXE menu and *BSD (pt. 3) https://eerielinux.wordpress.com/2021/02/05/multi-os-pxe-booting-from-freebsd-12-pxe-menu-and-bsd-pt-3/ –> doesn’t boot freebsd per-say


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