4.4. Booting from the Network using PXE
To boot with
PXE, you need a properly configured server, and a
network interface in your computer that supports PXE. For
information on how to configure a PXE server, refer to Appendix B, Setting Up a PXE Server
Configure the computer to boot from the network interface. This
option is in the BIOS, and may be labeled
Boot Services. Once you
properly configure PXE booting, the computer can boot the Fedora
installation system without any other media.
To boot a computer from a PXE server:
Ensure that the network cable is attached. The link indicator
light on the network socket should be lit, even if the
computer is not switched on.
Switch on the computer.
A menu screen appears. Press the number key that corresponds
to the desired option.
If your PC does not boot from the netboot server, ensure that
the BIOS is configured to boot first from the correct network
interface. Some BIOS systems specify the network interface as a
possible boot device, but do not support the PXE standard. Refer
to your hardware documentation for more information.