[ipxe-devel] Regarding: {ipxe devel} CDROM static iPXE

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Thu Aug 31 16:40:59 UTC 2017

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 05:31:42PM +0100, Michael Brown wrote:
> On 31/08/17 04:40, Vallard wrote:
> > Thanks so much for responding!  So do I just need to talk to Cisco
> > to make a native driver and contribute it to iPXE?  Are you
> > accepting contributions for it?
> If you are in a position to request that Cisco either develop or
> fund the development of an iPXE driver for the UCS NICs, then please
> do!
> > Also, the reason I want to do the myscript.ipxe is because I plan
> > on changing that file a bunch with some scripting, so I'd rather
> > compile once and then use the initrd argument if that is possible.
> Yes, using an initrd for the variable script content will work.
> > Finally, would the scenario I mentioned actually work if the
> > native driver support was in the iPXE ISO image?
> Yes, you can use iPXE to do exactly what you describe.  You can
> viably test your approach and your scripts on other hardware (or in
> a VM) without waiting for the UCS driver support.

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Geert Stappers
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