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Bypassing the Preboot Menu in ZENworks Linux Management

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By Jim Webb

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Posted: 12 Jan 2006

Ever want to bypass the Preboot menu with ZDM 7 on Linux or ZENworks Linux Management 7?

You can edit the pxemenu.txt located in /srv/tftp on your SUSE or OES Linux server and add to the bottom ForceOption = 2 to force the selection to maintenance mode. You can change the number to point to any menu option if you would like to use a different one.

Note: This information came from the ZIM 4.0 manual from ENGL.

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