[ipxe-devel] Need help in booting a FC volume using IPXE

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Thu Nov 29 12:08:33 GMT 2018


On 29/11/2018 11:34, Parimala M V, Nitesh wrote:
> I have a FC volume(which has OS written onto it) created on the SAN and 
> I've attached to a Server(Bare metal).
> 
> Now I want to boot that volume using IPXE. I know that using “sanhook” 
> we can boot ISCSI volume.
> 
>  From this "https://ipxe.org/sanuri" link I found that I can use “fcp” 
> i.e. fibre channel protocol and boot the FC volume.
> 
> When I  tried below code, I'm getting this error: "Could not open SAN 
> device: Error 0x3f142083 (http://ipxe.org/3f142083)"

iPXE has a Fibre Channel initiator, but the only supported transport 
layer is Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).  Is your FC volume attached 
via FCoE?

Michael



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