Etherboot User Manual



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Revision 5.2.22003-09-30Revised by: KY
Revision 5.2.02003-08-11Revised by: KY

This User Manual explains how to install, configure and compile the Etherboot package. The instructions here apply to version 5.2 of Etherboot.

About this User Manual

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Acknowledgments and Thanks

Thanks to Markus Gutschke who wrote the first version of this document, and to all the people who have contributed information and corrections to this document.

For a list of people who have contributed substantially to the code, please see the Section called Acknowledgements section.