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author Eric Hameleers <>2016-05-05 22:47:51 +0200
committer Eric Hameleers <>2016-05-05 22:47:51 +0200
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@@ -149,6 +149,8 @@ If you have multiple network interfaces, it is important to know that dnsmasq wi
Once the PXE server is running, the script will show you the dnsmasq's activity log in a dialog window so that you can monitor the PXE clients that are connecting.
+If your PXE server computer has sufficient RAM, it is strongly advised to boot the server's Live OS from the USB stick with the '''toram''' parameter. When more than a few PXE clients start reading OS files from the PXE server, the USB stick will become a bottleneck. Running the server OS from RAM will get rid of that bottleneck.
==== Boot parameters explained ====