[PVE-User] New Proxmox VE Kernels 2.6.24 and 2.6.32, including KVM 0.12.3 and gPXE network boot

Martin Maurer martin at proxmox.com
Tue Apr 20 19:03:54 CEST 2010

> Does it mean one can start a KVM VM and have it boot from the network
> with gPXE, implying the gPXE stack has been embedded somehow in the
> virtual ethernet adapter?
> If it's so, I should totally give it a try, sounds great.
> Please tell me if I'm wrong.

Yes, you can boot a KVM guest from network, e.g. if you have a WDS server (Windows Deployment Server) or similar holding OS installation images.

Br, Martin

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