[ipxe-devel] wimboot

mwhelton at gmail.com mwhelton at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 17:00:31 UTC 2012

I noticed on HyperV Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hosts (Hyper-V v2) using the Legacy  
Network Adapter that the VM Guest fails to boot the WIM (BSOD)... I can't  
capture the error remotely, so I'll try it with local console access and  
report back.



On , Michael Brown <mbrown at fensystems.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,

> Another new feature that may be of interest: the ability to boot arbitrary

> Windows PE images (.wim format) via a straightforward HTTP download.  
> (Faster

> than HTTP SAN-booting or TFTP and, unlike with memdisk, you don't lose the

> memory used for the ramdisk image.)

> Tested on every version of Windows from Vista through to Server 2012.  
> Typical

> download time for WinPE is around two seconds.

> Documentation is at

> http://ipxe.org/howto/winpe

> http://ipxe.org/wimboot

> with source code for the standalone WinPE bootstrap program (wimboot) from

> http://git.ipxe.org/wimboot.git

> Enjoy!

> Michael

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