[ipxe-devel] select a specific interface during initialization?
andy.medynets at gmail.com
Tue Sep 16 11:25:17 BST 2014
9/16/2014 gene.cumm at gmail.com wrote:
GC> 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.
GC> Use your own custom embedded script.
My understanding that any scripts get interpreted _after_ the
initialization/device_probing, which takes a long time. Please correct
me if I'm wrong.
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