Network Boot Prototype

Registered by Loïc Minier on 2011-04-21

Design and implement a prototype for a network boot image, either for running a server workload or for starting an automated installer.

Which use cases?

Which boot steps?

Which bootloader, boot steps?

NFS or full installation?

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
None
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Loïc Minier
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Loïc Minier
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for 11.11
Implementation:
Not started
Milestone target:
None

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

(?)

Work Items

Work items for 11.06:
[lool] Generate d-i netboot images for OMAP: DONE
[lool] Generate d-i netboot images for Vexpress: DONE

Work items for 11.07:
[lool] Test U-Boot networking support on Pandaboard: DONE

Work items for 11.09:
[lool] Test and document a Cobbler setup: DONE

Work items:
[lool] Create a minimal SD card image to boot from the network on Pandaboard: TODO
[lool] Generate d-i netboot images for MX53: POSTPONED
[lool] Test U-Boot networking support on MX53 Quickstart: POSTPONED
[lool] Create a minimal SD card image to boot from the network on MX53 Quickstart: POSTPONED

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.