Custom pxe boot loaders, how to?

Nicholas Leippe nick at
Wed Oct 23 08:51:39 MDT 2013

Why do you need to customize the bootloader binary?

On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 2:15 AM, Dan Egli <ddavidegli at> wrote:

> Anyone know of a good page that details building the pxe boot file
> (pxelinux.0)? In one of my side projects I'm considering setting the boot
> server so that if boxes are connected to eth1 the "default" file they pull
> would be something like /tftpboot/primary/default, and if it's connected to
> eth2, it would be /tftpboot/secondary/default. The problem is I've only
> ever used the provided pxelinux.0 file, so I wouldn't know how to build a
> new one. If someone knows of a good web page that describes how to
> customize the pxelinux.0 file so that I could have like
> /tftpboot/pxelinux.primary and /tftpboot/pxelinux.secondary, I'd love to
> know of it. This is likely to be on Fedora if that makes any difference.
> Step by Step directions preferred. :)
> Thanks!
> --- Dan
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