[ipxe-devel] script failure caused by adding one line

Larry Brigman larry.brigman at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 06:21:53 BST 2014


Is there a way to set things up to find these script errors other than
inspection?


On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 8:41 PM, Ben Hildred <42656e at gmail.com> wrote:

> the line you want is
> iseq ${vodserver} 6 && set bu http://10.109.0.165/
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 6:02 PM, Larry Brigman <larry.brigman at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I'm finding it difficult to troubleshoot failing ipxe scripts.
>> Even with DEBUG=script on I'm getting a message that states image too
>> large to load
>> and it ipxe jumps back to local boot without stopping a the prompts or
>> executing
>> the error paths
>>
>> Here is the script:
>> -----------------------------------------
>> #!ipxe
>>
>> :vod_menu
>> menu Vod Server Install [installing to IP: ${netX/ip}]
>> item --gap
>> item --key 0 5.0.8 Vod Server 5.[0].8
>> item --key 2 5.2.7 Vod Server 5.[2].7
>> item  5.2.8 Vod Server 5.2.8
>> item --key 3 5.3.2 Vod Server 5.[3].2
>> item --key 4 5.4.0 Vod Server 5.[4].0
>> item  5.4.1 Vod Server 5.4.1
>> item  5.4.2 Vod Server 5.4.2
>> item --key 5 5.5.0 Vod Server 5.[5].0
>> item 6 Vod Server 5.5.0 on RHEL[6]
>> choose vodserver || goto vod_error
>> iseq vodserver 6 && set bu http://10.109.0.165/
>> goto vodload
>>
>> :vod_error
>> echo selection error in vod menu file
>> prompt --key 0x02 --timeout 10000 Press Ctrl-B for the iPXE command
>> line... && shell ||
>> chain boot.ipxe ||
>> echo Chaining back to main menu failed. Reverting to local boot.
>> exit 0
>>
>> :vodload
>> echo Loading VodServer ${vodserver} ....
>> initrd ${base_url}${vodserver}/isolinux/initrd.img || goto vodload_error
>> kernel ${base_url}${vodserver}/isolinux/vmlinuz ramdisk_size=32705 noipv6
>> dns=10.109.3.240 ks=${base_url}bko/ks/nvs-${vodserver}.cfg nompath
>> syslog=134.242.160.43 ksdevice=bootif BOOTIF=01-${netX/mac} || goto
>> vodload_error
>> boot
>>
>> :vodload_error
>> echo An error occurred during the vodload section
>> prompt --key 0x02 --timeout 10000 Press Ctrl-B for the iPXE command
>> line... && shell ||
>> echo Reverting to local boot.
>> exit 0
>> ---------------------------------------------------------
>> If I remove the iseq line or comment it out things work.
>>
>> I'm using git master to build undionly.kpxe which is getting chain loaded
>> from the pxerom.
>>
>> I'm needing to switch the server url to a different server if a the
>> selection is made but
>> all of my old selection loads also break.
>>
>> Any clues provided would be great.
>>
>>
>>
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>
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