Most people I know of that netboot boxes on Intel platforms now use PXE.
With PXE config, the pxe loader has full access to the NFS-mounted /boot
directory, so there's no reason to compile in the hints.
Robert N M Watson FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Project
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On Sun, 20 Jan 2002, Glenn Gombert wrote:
> etherboot runs fine on Current, all that is required if to have the
> 'device.hints' statically compiled into the kernel you are trying to boot:
> #To statically compile in device wiring instead of /boot/device.hints
> hints "NETBOOT.hints" #Default places to look for devices.
> bit strange that the 'regulars' on the list didn't seem to know about this
> Glenn Gombert
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