[ipxe-devel] Trouble with KVM/QEMU/VirtIO VMs

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Sat Feb 24 07:01:40 UTC 2018

On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 08:21:51PM -0500, Philip Gardner, Jr. wrote:
> Hi all -
> I have attempted to follow the instructions on making a custom image for
> chainloading iPXE. However, when my VM downloads the image and loads it, it
> has no networking device available to it, like the image doesn't have the
> virtio net driver or something.
> I've attempted to build undionly.kpxe with an ipxe script like so:
> `make bin/undionly.kpxe EMBED=menu.ipxe`
> I've also attempted to build ipxe.kpxe:
> `make bin/ipxe.kpxe EMBED=menu.ipxe`
> I've also attempted to build a new QEMU ipxe ROM and replace the stock one
> that comes installed in CentOS 7 (in /usr/share/ipxe):
> `make -C ./ bin/1af41000.rom EMBED=menu.ipxe`
> But still, same issue, no network connectivity. What am i doing wrong?

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Geert Stappers
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