Solved PXE Booting the Viglen MPC-L

I have solved the issue with PXE booting on the Viglen MPC-L!

To get past the kernel panic, it was necessary to switch of acpi in the kernel. In LTSP that means copying the following file:

N.B. Replace 00-00-00-00-00-00 with the MAC address of the Viglen but note it has to have the leading 01 at the beginning

# cp /var/lib/tftpboot/ltsp/i386/pxelinux.cfg/default /var/lib/tftpboot/ltsp/i386/pxelinux.cfg/01-00-00-00-00-00-00

Then edit the file and add acpi=off to the end of the line (I also added pnpbios=off to reduce the boot-up error messages):

DEFAULT vmlinuz ro initrd=initrd.img quiet root=/dev/nfs ip=dhcp boot=nfs acpi=off pnpbios=off

And it now boots up fine.

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