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    Spec me a PCI NIC...

    I'm looking at turning some old PCs into Thin Clients to add to the exsisting terminal servers. I'm using Simply RDP. I've got it working on some fairly new laptops, but the old PCs i've got don't have onboard NICs and the Intel NICs I have are about 10 years old and don't support PXE. The Bios does list PXE Boot as an option though. Any help or info on a good supplier would be appreciated.

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    I looked into this a while ago and the cheap PCI NIC's didnt support PXE. You had to buy a decent one for that.

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    start - Etherboot/gPXE Wiki should do the job

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    See when I glanced down the list of post I misread that as Spec me a PICNIC

    So pork pie, lemonade, cherry bakewells etc were all on my list!

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    I've since found that any post-2001 NIC has the intel boot agent supporting PXE, so I'm going with that for now. Thanks for suggestions.

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