[ipxe-devel] Loader can only do ELF or bz2

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Wed May 25 12:57:47 UTC 2016

On 17/05/16 17:44, Chris Foran wrote:
> We are trying to get iPXE to be loaded by Intel’s ABL (Automotive Boot
> Loader).  ABL does some of the things a BIOS would do, but is highly
> stripped down and doesn’t provide a user interface.  It is designed to
> load either an ELF or bz2 (Linux kernel) image.  Does anyone have any
> advice for producing an iPXE image in ELF?

You can produce a bzImage by building e.g. bin/ipxe.lkrn.

Note that iPXE will assume that various standard BIOS interfaces (e.g. 
INT 10, INT 1a, etc) exist and function as expected.


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