A CDE Definition
remote emergency boot
The ability to boot a diagnostic program into a computer that cannot load its operating system due to hardware or software failure. See PXE.
(Preboot EXecution Environment) An Intel Wired for Management (WfM) capability that enables a PC to boot from the server. It enables remote booting (boot the OS), remote emergency booting (boot a diagnostic program) and remote new system startup (boot the installation program to install the OS). PXE is supported in the BIOS. See BIOS, remote boot, remote emergency boot and remote new system startup.
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