[ipxe-devel] Confirm Possible mishandling of http port when http auth is used.

Andrew Stuart andrew at shopcusa.com
Wed May 4 18:26:05 BST 2011


On 4/26/2011 5:58 PM, Andrew Stuart wrote:
> Using ipxe dated Apr 19th 17:51 (according to filesystem.. I haven't
> figured out how to tell which git revision I am at yet)
>
> I can successfully boot http://my.boot.server:8081/myfile.img,
> when I try the authmenus example from etherboot's site the download
> fails, unfortunately I have been unable to capture the output, but as it
> flashes by, it appears :8081 has been stripped from the url.
>
> I setup the same site on port 80 as a temporary trial, and confirmed it
> works as expected, initial handoff is 8081 for boot.php / vesamenu.c32,
> then after it authenticates everything else goes to port 80.
>
> I reverted my setup to be identical to the setup used for authmenus to
> have a working example for anyone else.
> (http://etherboot.org/wiki/appnotes/authmenus)
-snip-

I have confirmed it was something with my setup, although at this time I 
am not sure what. I do know I was having issues with vmware workstation 
7 and ipxe/vesamenu, but that is/should be unrelated.

-A


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