[ipxe-devel] Using wimboot with iPXE to boot Windows PE via HTTP

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Fri Mar 1 17:11:57 UTC 2013

On 27/02/13 12:19, DPN wrote:
> On machine 2, I press "ctrl+b" to get the prompt and then enter the
> commands:
> dhcp
> "boot http://my.web.server/<path-to-boot.ipxe-file>boot.ipxe"
> (without quotes)
> I followed the steps in the wimboot section and am getting a "Connection
> timed out" message after I type:
> "boot http://my.web.server/inetpub/wwwroot/win7/boot.ipxe"
> Am I typing in the 2nd command correctly ?

Just a quick check: what are you actually typing?  In particular, 
"my.web.server" is placeholder text; you're supposed to replace that 
with the DNS name (or IP address) of your actual web server.


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