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JSI Tip 0331 - How to configure a remoteboot client with a hard disk.

Some Remote Initial Program Load (RPL) ROMS will not take control of the system if a hard drive is installed. If RPL fails:

Make an MS-DOS bootable floppy disk.

From the Windows NT remoteboot server, copy Rplenabl.exe and Rpldsabl.exe to the floppy disk:

   copy c:\%SystemRoot%\rpl\rplfiles\binfiles\binr\rpl??able.exe a:

Boot the client with a bootable floppy disk and type Rplenable.exe to allow the RPL ROM to work properly with the hard drive installed. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to reboot the client.

NOTE: To restore the hard drive to normal use, perform the above steps, but type Rpldsabl.exe.

If you don't have a floppy, connect to the Remoteboot Server as an administrator and switch to the BINFILES\BINR directory. Type Rplenable.exe. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to reboot the client.

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