[ipxe-devel] appnote/debian_preseed instructions are wrong

Etienne Champetier champetier.etienne at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 02:24:35 UTC 2020

Hello iPXE devs,

The text at https://ipxe.org/appnote/debian_preseed suggests that you
can load a non cpio file,
put it as initrd= param, and that even for EFI mode iPXE will make a
cpio for you.
In my testing (and as discussed here
https://forum.ipxe.org/showthread.php?tid=7830&pid=11948#pid11948 by
this is only working with cpio files when in EFI mode, so 2 questions:
- is this appnote/debian_preseed page just a design document that was
never implemented ?
- can someone update it to mention it's not working, or what options
are needed ?

Thanks a lot

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