[ipxe-devel] building for use virtualbox

Warren Turkal wt at ooyala.com
Thu Jan 31 19:34:10 GMT 2013


Ok, here's a question about that config. I undef PXE_MENU in the config,
but I still get menus in iPXE. However, if I let it remain defined (i.e.
comment out the #undef), the binary's size increases. What is undefing
PXE_MENU actually disabling?

Thanks,
wt


On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 10:55 AM, Warren Turkal <wt at ooyala.com> wrote:

> I have attached my config/local/general.h.
>
> I am really impressed with the functionality offered by ipxe. This has
> been really fun to play with. Kudos developers.
>
> wt
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 11:57 AM, Andrew Bobulsky <rulerof at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 2:40 PM, Warren Turkal <wt at ooyala.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks for the tip. The filesize shrank a bit even though I turned HTTP
>>> and IPV4 back on. See the following:
>>> $ du -b bin/8086100e.rom bin/virtio-net.rom
>>> 57344 bin/8086100e.rom
>>> 56320 bin/virtio-net.rom
>>>
>>> Wow, that bin/8086100e.rom is just under the bar for working with vbox.
>>>
>>> So, I also removed AOE and added TFTP. The image is still just small
>>> enough, and it works in vbox now...score!
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> wt
>>>
>>
>> Great news, and congrats!
>>
>> If you don't mind, would you share your exact feature set?  I guess a
>> list of what you modified, basically, to reach your desired ROM size?  It's
>> a little scattered through the emails :)
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Andrew Bobulsky
>>
>
>
>
> --
> *Warren Turkal*
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> wt at ooyala.com | 650-961-3400
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>



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wt at ooyala.com | 650-961-3400
www.ooyala.com | blog <http://www.ooyala.com/blog> |
@ooyala<http://www.twitter.com/ooyala>
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