[ipxe-devel] Extracting ipxe script from compiled image

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Wed Jan 27 23:14:35 UTC 2016

On 26/01/16 16:36, Никита Илюшкин wrote:
> As I can found in the web:
> http://ipxe-devel.ipxe.narkive.com/Lg8lM179/re-extract-ipxe-script-from-image-possible
> year ago this script extracting can be done "not easily". Is it some
> progress in that direction? And could you please describe how "Not
> easily" way can be performed? This can be very helpful in situation of
> source code loss or in case of supporting somebody else's code (like mine).

At the moment, the easiest way is almost certainly to start up your iPXE 
binary in a very small VM, dump the memory content to disk, and then 
search for "#!ipxe" in the memory dump.


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