I have a linux machine which was booted via PXE.
Can I determine the network interface which was used for booting?
If assume you're using PXELINUX.
There's a flag IPAPPEND; if you set it to 2, it should cause PXELINUX to append a parameter BOOTIF=<hardware-address-of-boot-interface> to your kernel command line. Then you've got the MAC address, which you can use to identify the used interface.
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