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5. Upgrade, update and change of bootmedia procedures

TRK 3.4 is able to boot from more than CD alone. You can boot it from a USB stick, USB disk, even a fixed harddisk if you like. And the most nifty feature: boot it from network over PXE!
This part of the documentation describes how to change over to different bootmethods, upgrade and customise more of TRK.
Putting TRK to a USb stick shouldn 't take more than 5 minutes.
Ad hoc booting from network is even simpler: make sure your network has a running dhcp server (a standard home router will do), boot TRK on 1 computer and run trkbootnet. Next boot the other computer(s), select the network card as the bootdevice and voilà: a TRK booting from another TRK


Making TRK run from PXE takes a little longer to set up, but it 's worthwhile when you have a big lan to manage. Once set up, upgrading to new versions is piece of cake.

In the next sections you will find instructions on how to set up a bootserver under Linux and there 's also a contributed documentation on how to do it on a Windows machine.

Updated: July 28, 2010