[ipxe-devel] Question Regarding ipxe/gpxe

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Wed Mar 30 22:14:52 UTC 2011

On Wednesday 30 Mar 2011 22:47:29 Matthew Hoey wrote:
> I apologize if this is posted in a wiki. I've googled and searched through
> your wiki for about an hour and came up short.
> I know this is going to seem a little silly, but is there a way to use ipxe
> (or preferably gpxe since I have yet to upgrade to ipxe,) to boot from the
> local hard drive? I currently chainload an intel pxe into gpxe.

If you chainload into iPXE, then exiting from iPXE should cause your machine 
to boot from the next device in the BIOS boot order (which you can set to be 
the local disk).

You may need to use undionly.kkpxe rather than undionly.kpxe to work around a 
bug that affects some BIOSes.


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