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Comment: addind Linux CLI example


Instructions for Linux

The linux Linux version is a command line tool, which offers nearly the same parameters as the Windows counterpart. 


-rresets the configuration upon reinstallation procedure, optional
-k keyfileprovides the device with a license key (key file in .KEY format), optional
-s userscriptpreconfigures the device with the provided configuration (text file in .RSC format), optional

-a IP

uses a specific IP address that the Netinstall server will assign to the device, mandatory
PACKAGEspecify a list of RouterOS.NPK format packages that Netinstall will try to install on the device, mandatory

Code Block
admin@ubuntu:~$ sudo ./netinstall -a routeros-mipsbe-6.48.1.npk
Using server IP:
Starting PXE server
Waiting for RouterBOARD...
PXE client: 01:23:45:67:89:10
Sending image: mips
Discovered RouterBOARD...
Sending package routeros-mipsbe-6.48.1.npk ...
Ready for reboot...
Sent reboot command


Etherboot mode is a special state for a MikroTik device that allows you to reinstall your device using Netinstall. There are several ways to put your device into Etherboot mode depending on the device you are using.