[ipxe-devel] wimboot amd64 trouble

Robin Smidsrød robin at smidsrod.no
Sat Jan 26 20:00:27 UTC 2013

On 25.01.2013 18:50, Malte Starostik wrote:
> Sure thing I tried it at once. On a VM (qemu/kvm) it did a perfect job
> immediately. On a physical machine though, it just hangs at "Windows is
> loading files..." if I include wgl4_boot.ttf. Without the font, I see
> "Windows is loading files..." in text mode for an instant and then it
> hangs with just a black screen.
> Script used:
> #!ipxe
> initrd winpe/bootmgr bootmgr
> initrd winpe/boot/bcd BCD
> initrd winpe/boot/boot.sdi boot.sdi
> initrd winpe/boot/fonts/wgl4_boot.ttf wgl4_boot.ttf

Have you tried adding those two font files mentioned in the
http://ipxe.org/wimboot pages? They might be needed to display an error
message properly within bootmgr.

> initrd winpe/sources/boot.wim boot.wim
> chain wimboot

-- Robin

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