[ipxe-devel] wimboot amd64 trouble

Malte Starostik lists at malte.homeip.net
Sat Jan 26 22:55:11 GMT 2013


Am Samstag, 26. Januar 2013, 21:00:27 schrieb Robin Smidsrød:
> 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.

Well the site mentions Win 8 and Server 2012 and in face those fonts exist on 
neither the Win7 DVD nor the WinPE 3.1 download.

Thanks anyway,
Malte


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