Install Windows From a Linux TFTP Server instead of using WDS Solution

yum -y install samba
vi /etc/samba/smb.conf

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/boot/syslinux/syslinux-6.03.zip
mkdir syslinux;cd syslinux;unzip syslinux-6.03.zip

mkdir -p /tftpboot/libs/

cp bios/com32/modules/linux.c32 /tftpboot/libs/
cp bios/com32/libutil/libutil.c32 /tftpboot/libs/
cp bios/com32/lib/libcom32.c32 /tftpboot/libs/

#add lib path
echo "PATH libs" >> /tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/default

cp ./bios/com32/elflink/ldlinux/ldlinux.c32 /tftpboot/

#now get WIMBoot
wget http://git.ipxe.org/releases/wimboot/wimboot-latest.zip
unzip wimboot-latest.zip

cp -va wimboot*/wimboot /tftpboot/libs/


mkdir win2012r2
mkdir -p /tftpboot/images/win2012r2

mount -o loop windows-2012-r2-eval-9600.17050.WINBLUE_REFRESH.140317-1640_X64FRE_SERVER_EVAL_EN-US-IR3_SSS_X64FREE_EN-US_DV9.ISO win2012r2/
cd win2012r2/
[root@evodal01 win2012r2]# ls
autorun.inf  boot  bootmgr  bootmgr.efi  efi  setup.exe  sources  support


cp bootmgr /tftpboot/images/win2012r2
cp boot/bcd  /tftpboot/images/win2012r2
cp boot/boot.sdi  /tftpboot/images/win2012r2
cp sources/boot.wim /tftpboot/images/win2012r2/


label Win2012R2
com32 linux.c32 libs/wimboot
APPEND wimboot initrdfile=images/win2012r2/bootmgr,images/win2012r2/bcd,images/win2012r2/boot.sdi,images/win2012r2/boot.wim

 

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