[ipxe-devel] ipxelinux.0

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Mar 2 23:02:29 UTC 2011

On 02/26/2011 05:34 AM, Michael Brown wrote:
> On Saturday 26 Feb 2011 10:08:13 Martin Zwerschke wrote:
>> I used gpxelinux.0 before, to be able to net boot a mixed environment of
>> PXE and gPXE -clients from a http-sever.
>> As far as I understood, breaking an infinite boot-chain could succeed
>> this way even without a proxy-user-class, cause gpxelinux does not boot
>> anything else then the kernel or c32 given in it's
>> "pxelinux.cfg/default" file.
>> Why don't you create an  "ipxelinux.0" ?  To me the concept of
>> "gpxelinux.0" seemed  a nice try.
> Good idea.  I've created a syslinux branch at
>   http://git.ipxe.org/people/mcb30/syslinux.git/shortlog/refs/heads/ipxelinux
> This will build ipxelinux.0.  I haven't tested it yet.  I suspect it may not 
> work straight away, since I think there's an outstanding bug regarding the use 
> of use-cached.
> Feel free to give it a try and let us know if it works!

For what it's worth, I intend to merge iPXE into Syslinux as soon as
there is a numbered version.  Otherwise bug reports become almost
impossible to deal with.


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