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rboot 3.0.1 net Deleted on this many watch lists=2 search for ports that depend on this port
Deprecated DEPRECATED: The project is no longer under development, and has no homepage
Expired This port expired on: 2007-06-01
A remote-boot solution for Microsoft operating systems

There is no maintainer for this port.
Any concerns regarding this port should be directed to the FreeBSD Ports mailing list via ports@FreeBSD.org search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: unknown
License: not specified in port


RBoot is a remote boot facility for PC operating systems.
More specifically, it allows you to set up several PCs so that they fetch
their operating system from a central UNIX server on boot time.

By having all the clients use the same boot image, and by storing
differences in the clients' configuration in separate files, RBoot allows
the sysadmin to reduce his/her administration efforts from factor N to 
factor 1.

RBoot requires a UNIX server that is capable of exporting a directory via
NFS, and that has a bootpd server (for BOOTP). Any recent UNIX should meet
these criteria. At the moment, RBoot supports only booting the
Windows 95/98 operating systems, but support for Windows NT 4, Win 3.11
and DOS/LanManager eventually be added.

RBoot is freely redistributable under a BSD-style license.

Please note that RBoot is no longer supported by its author, and is not
under active development.

For historical reference, the RBoot homepage was at:
WWW: http://www.bs.ni.schule.de/support/rboot/
SVNWeb : Main Web Site : Distfiles Availability : PortsMonThere are no ports dependent upon this port

No installation instructions: this port has been deleted.

The package name of this deleted port was: rboot


Configuration Options
     No options to configure

Master Sites:
  1. ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/
  2. http://www.franksworld.org/dist/rboot/

Number of commits found: 9

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
11 Oct 2007 16:17:58
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.0.1
vd search for other commits by this committer
Remove expired leaf ports:
2007-03-19 devel/qextmdi: is unfetchable, website disappeared
2007-06-01 net/rboot: The project is no longer under development, and has no
homepage
19 Oct 2006 00:22:10
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.0.1
shaun search for other commits by this committer
- Fix fetch (and unbreak) port by using the submitter's distfile mirror.

- The author no longer wishes to maintain the port, and has recommended
  that it be scheduled for termination. It deserves plenty of time since
  it is now fetchable and seems useful.

PR:             ports/104503
Submitted by:   Frank J. Laszlo <laszlof@vonostingroup.com>
Approved by:    portmgr (marcus),
                Martin Butkus <m.butkus@tu-bs.de> (maintainer)
03 Sep 2006 01:36:14
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.0.1
kris search for other commits by this committer
BROKEN: Unfetchable
13 Apr 2004 11:45:52
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.0.1
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Unbreak by patching chown user.group into chown user:group
Informed maintainer.
Noticed by: kris@
13 Apr 2004 11:36:32
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.0.1
kris search for other commits by this committer
Add missing manpages.  Mark BROKEN on 5.x (uses deprecated chown
user.group syntax)
31 Mar 2004 03:12:58
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.0.1
trevor search for other commits by this committer
SIZEify (maintainer timeout)
21 Feb 2003 13:15:09
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.0.1
knu search for other commits by this committer
De-pkg-comment.
16 Jan 2001 17:33:20
files touched by this commit
sobomax search for other commits by this committer
Massive style enforcement - use ^I instead of spaces for variables identation.  
 
08 Oct 2000 07:19:09
files touched by this commit
asami search for other commits by this committer
Convert category net to new layout.  

Number of commits found: 9

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