[ipxe-devel] Booting Custom images (iso) with snponly.efi

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Tue Sep 16 15:55:43 BST 2014


On 16/09/14 08:48, sujan karanjeet wrote:
> I managed to boot into snponly with Michael's "snponly" branch
> (https://git.ipxe.org/people/mcb30/ipxe.git/shortlog/refs/heads/snponly).
>
> I understand that there is not much support for anything else than efi
> libraries but is it somehow possible to boot custom bzimage (iso) files
> using snponly.efi or ipxe.efi ?
>
> This is how I'm booting the image files at the moment:
>
> :MY_IMAGE
> initrd http://${server}/images/MY_IMAGE.iso
> chain http://${server}/memdisk iso raw || goto failed
> goto start

iPXE doesn't (yet) have EFI SAN booting support.  Even if it did, it's 
likely that whatever ISO you want to boot will not support being booted 
from a SAN.

What is it that you want to boot?  There is almost certainly a better 
way to do it.

Michael


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