[ipxe-devel] Booting from local disk on HP ProLiant machines

Andrew Bobulsky rulerof at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 15:19:21 GMT 2013


Hello Christoph,

On Jan 7, 2013, at 9:20 AM, Christoph Schug <chris+ipxe-devel at schug.net> wrote:

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> I was just curious if someone is aware of a workaround which just works or at least someone can confirm that it isn't an issue for him/her with some older ProLiant hardware (G5 and older) to boot from local disk per iPXE.
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> Christoph

Following a different thread regarding similar issues with sanbooting
a local disk under Virtualbox, I did some testing using GRUB4DOS as a
workaround, and wrote an application note on the wiki yesterday.

If you'd like to give it a try:
http://ipxe.org/appnote/work_around_bios_halting_on_ipxe_exit

Cheers,
Andrew Bobulsky


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