[ipxe-devel] Diagnostic utility to dump iBFT contents

Andrew Bobulsky rulerof at gmail.com
Tue Mar 19 13:54:00 UTC 2013

On Mar 19, 2013, at 1:38 AM, "kevin at fantaplay.com" <kevin at fantaplay.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Robin suggested someone on the list might find useful a diagnostic tool
> I ended up writing recently.  It is a boot loader which simply produces
> a hex display of the iBFT and then halts.  This can be handy where the
> OS is not initializing its initiator or networking correctly.
> I'm attaching a Zip file with the source, and also the assembled binary,
> as I wrote it in MASM and the 16-bit linker required to generate the
> binary takes a bit of digging to find.
> Hope this helps and do let me know if you find it useful.
> Kevin

Hello again Kevin,

You're a wonderful person for providing binaries :)

This would probably be very effective as a tiny disk image of some
sort to sanboot from HTTP.  I'm gonna play with it and work out a way
to stuff this into my boot menu.  I'll report back :)

Best Regards,
Andrew Bobulsky

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