[ipxe-devel] keeping variable values over warm reboot possible?

Oliver Rath rath at mglug.de
Sun Dec 29 10:38:10 UTC 2013

Hi Brian!

On 29.12.2013 02:31, Brian Rak wrote:
> You can keep track of this on the boot server pretty easily.  Load a
> script via HTTP, and you can use your web programming language of
> choice to decide if a machine has rebooted recently or not (I would
> suggest keeping track via mac address, that seems to be the most
> reliable way, even across manufactures (supermicro) that don't bother
> setting BIOS serial numbers).

This is the way i do it at the moment (storing it on bootserver via
mac-information). I was just interesting to me, if there is some
possibility to store something *locally*, because theoretically it
should be possible.


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