[ipxe-devel] ipxe newbie booting question

shouldbe q931 shouldbeq931 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 27 17:00:24 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 1:31 PM, Lonnie Cumberland <lonnie at outstep.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I hope that you can help as I have a very quick and newbie iPXE question.
> I am developing a system that allows for booting some CoreOS nodes for a
> clustering project that I have going now but need, I would guess to be a
> special iPXE iso for the booting.
> What I would like is to be able to boot with the iPXE.iso such that it will
> call a specific boot URL such as "boot.example.net" which will then
> re-direct the caller to the "bootcfg.example.net" for the configuration
> stuff.
> In the case that I need, I know where I have the dnsmasq set up on an
> Internet VPS host and also where the TFTP server is located, but need to
> either build an ipxe.iso that can just be put into bare-metal and vps
> machines that will automatically call the dnsmasq server that I have online,
> or figure out how to tell iPXE, when booted to look for the dnsmasq server
> at the boot.example.net URL and I do not know how to do this with iPXE so I
> am hoping that someone would be so kind as to help guide me on this?
> Any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated.
> Have a great day,
> Lonnie
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Why do you want to boot from an ISO instead of chain loading iPXE from PXE ?

You might take a look at the embed options http://ipxe.org/embed


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