[ipxe-devel] Updating pxe-virtio.rom for https

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Tue Aug 27 23:35:12 UTC 2019

Previous-Subject: Re: [ipxe-devel] Problems with pxe-virtio.rom and https
On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 12:08:01AM +0200, Zombie wrote:
> Hi,
> following this script https://gist.github.com/papamoose/e0b18d002f8686aaf767

aka "proxmox ipxe update"

> and defining DOWNLOAD_PROTO_HTTPS in the general.h, I've update my proxmox
> installation's pxe-virtio.rom.
> I am passing the following .ipxe file to my KVM via dhcp:
> #!ipxe
> set base-url http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/dists/stretch
> kernel ${base-url}/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/debian-installer/amd64/linux
> initrd=initrd.gz
> initrd ${base-url}/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/debian-installer/amd64/initrd.gz
> initrd https://pxeboot.myhost.net/preseed.cfg
> boot
> Here is my issue: iPXE keeps telling me http://ipxe.org/err/3c0920,

aka "Error: Operation not supported"

> as long as i don't change my initrd url to http.

> I've already reached out to the Proxmox community, whether there is
> anything wrong with the replacement of the rom.

> When booting the VM, HTTPS does not show up in the iPXE features list.

Do show up any other indicators
that your are using the iPXE you have build?

Geert Stappers
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