[ipxe-devel] [gPXE] Autoboot without a DHCP-supplied boot path

Jochen Breuer brejoc at gmail.com
Sun Oct 21 20:28:24 UTC 2012

Hi Michael,

thanks for the hint to iPXE and the example script. I was not aware of the
status of gPXE.

I assume a note on the gPXE website with a link to iPXE is not possible?

 Am 21.10.2012 18:40 schrieb "Michael Brown" <mbrown at fensystems.co.uk>:

> On 21/10/12 01:45, Jochen Breuer wrote:
>> I'm new to the mailing list and to gPXE. So I'm sorry if this has been
>> asked before.
>> I'd like to boot a PC with a local DHCP server but with a PXE config
>> script that has been stored on a webserver. Exactly like it has been
>> described here: http://etherboot.org/wiki/**appnotes/autobootchainurl<http://etherboot.org/wiki/appnotes/autobootchainurl>
>> Is this still the way to go or is this deprecated and can be performed
>> with scripting only?
> It's no longer necessary.  You can use an embedded script containing just:
>   #!ipxe
>   dhcp
>   chain url://for.your/boot/script.**ipxe
> You'll need to upgrade from gPXE (which has been unmaintained for a couple
> of years now, and doesn't have full scripting capability) to iPXE.
> Michael
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