[ipxe-devel] Chainloading from iPXE to other PXE servers

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Fri Mar 25 21:21:53 UTC 2011

On Friday 25 Mar 2011 21:19:40 Michael Brown wrote:
> > Alternately, we may be able to solve *most* of this problem if we could
> > use iPXE variables (i.e. ${hostname}, ${mac}) inside of vesamenu.c32, so
> > that pointing at things like our FOG server (which generates MAC-specific
> > pxelinux.cfg files to perform 'tasks') could be done in a dynamic
> > fashion.
> >
> > If there's a way to do either of these, please let me know.
> There isn't yet, but it sounds useful.  We currently perform settings
> expansion when parsing the DHCP-provided filename and root-path.  We could
> pretty easily also expand filenames received via the PXE FILE API.  Could
>  you try the attached (untested) patch, and see if it does what you need?

I should read my own code before sending it.  There was a missing call to 
free().  Modified patch attached.

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