How can I boot off the network?


Complete Genius. . .
I have a pc that doesnt have an HDD, and I dont want to have to go buy one, as the PC is not that good. Is there any way I can make the PC boot from another one with an OS?


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The MB must support it and I beleive it requires a NIC (on board or add in card) with a BOOT ROM. Then there has to be a server with a boot image available.

Lot of good discussion here but nobody has actually done it:

If the MB supports it just make a bootable thumb drive. You can get 4 gig thumbs for $6. Or find a used HD.

The used HD is really the right answer. Anything else has speed or life issues. Even dumbd terminal PCs have a built in HD. The network is just too slow to work from.

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