[ipxe-devel] select a specific interface during initialization?

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Tue Sep 16 11:12:00 BST 2014


On Sep 15, 2014 8:39 PM, "Andy Medynets" <andy.medynets at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi list,
>
> our  board  has multiple network chips: 6 x Intel 82574L and 1 x Intel
> EG20T  pce-gbe(8086:8817,  currently not supported). Due to this, ipxe
> spends enormously long time probing and initializing available network
> interfaces,  which is not needed. Only one dedicated network interface
> will be used for booting.
> Is   there   a  way  to  [pre]select  a  single  network interface for
> initialization and further use?
> We're still trying to avoid patching the source code.

Use your own custom embedded script.

http://ipxe.org/scripting
http://ipxe.org/cmd
http://ipxe.org/cfg/busloc

--Gene
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