[ipxe-devel] Hyper-V G2 iPXE menu scrolling

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Mon Mar 14 19:29:52 UTC 2016

On 14/03/16 19:05, Andreas Hammarskjöld wrote:
> I thought the SNP version was the updated driver? As iPXE didn't even boot Gen2 until you did the driver, i.e. snponly.efi did not work.

No.  SNP is the fallback driver for UEFI iPXE, to be used if no native 
driver is found.  It's equivalent to the UNDI fallback driver for BIOS iPXE.

iPXE has native driver support for the paravirtual ("non-legacy") NIC 
provided by Hyper-V.  It should not need to fall back to the SNP driver.


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