View Full Version : netboot multiple images
Aug 13, 2012, 03:56 PM
i have set up netboot on a 10.6. when i press option and press the n key, i only see the server IP address. how do i make it show multiple images so i could choose from them. right now it just goes to the default one and I don't want that
Aug 14, 2012, 05:39 PM
Instead of just holding N when booting hold 'option', all available ones or "active" nbi's on your netboot server should appear there.
Aug 14, 2012, 08:44 PM
You can also go to "Startup Disk" in the system utilities, where you can not only see the name of each available netboot image, but a short description (if set) is also viewable in the mouseover pop-ups.
Aug 16, 2012, 09:48 PM
"Instead of just holding N when booting hold 'option', all available ones or "active" nbi's on your netboot server should appear there. "
holding option doesn't show any netboot. you have to also press n after the boot menu comes up. and no, only the server ip address comes up. i heard rumors that only some models the nbis actually show up. i can't believe apple misses the boat on this one. windows server gives you a nice menu with all the boot images. i can't run multiple servers like an apple store can for netboot