How to dual boot to ltsp and windows xp

Gavin McCullagh gmccullagh at
Thu Sep 4 09:50:06 BST 2008

On Thu, 04 Sep 2008, Krsnendu dasa wrote:

> How can I set up some of my machines so there is an option of booting to
> Windows XP or ltsp.
> I have heard someone else has done it on this list. Can you give me some
> tips.

When you pxe boot, syslinux starts up before the kernel loads.  It can have
a menu with a timeout and you can choose to boot the local hard drive.

Page 12 of this presentation shows and example to pick between two kernels
but you can also have network boot or local boot, etc.  Syslinux configures
centrally and you can configure by ranges of mac addresses.

This is the doc I used to get this working:


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