[ipxe-devel] build error for ipxe.efi

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Tue Jun 27 23:30:57 UTC 2017

On 27/06/17 17:11, Oliver Rath new wrote:
> ive got an build-error for ipxe.efi. Please see attachment for log. Ive
> built it with
> oliver at w541:~/gits/ipxe/src$ make -j12 bin-x86_64-efi/ipxe.efi >&
> /home/oliver/ipxe.efi.debug.txt
> with the sources of today.
> in ipxe sources Ive included in src/config/local the files general.h and
> console.h (see attachment, too)
> Whats wrong here?

You have attempted to enable some BIOS-only features within a UEFI 
build.  The build is correctly failing, since you have requested an 
impossible feature set.

You don't need to explicitly enable image formats such as IMAGE_PXE, 
since these are by default enabled anyway for BIOS builds.

As a more general rule: if you ever experience build failures with a 
custom configuration, then the first thing to try is removing the 


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