[ipxe-devel] Create rom image with embedded script [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Thu Mar 3 00:05:21 UTC 2011

On Wednesday 02 Mar 2011 23:48:17 Andrew Dwyer wrote:
> Michael Brown <mbrown at ...> writes:
> > HP BIOSes are known to do some strange things, such as using random
> > unmarked areas of system memory to hold critical BIOS data structures. 
> > You could try the attached patch, which will convert iPXE to a dumb
> > pre-PCI3 ROM that doesn't do *anything* on initialisation except inform
> > the BIOS that it is a bootable device.  It should then show up as "iPXE"
> > (rather than the usual "iPXE (PCI 37:09.0)").
> ...
> Thanks for the patch Michael.  I'm assuming I just need to apply it to the
>  iPXE trunk and build as normal?

Yes, that's right.


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