[ipxe-devel] Help with iPXE, wimboot and PXELinux

Alex Leo sir.alexandre.leo at gmail.com
Sat Jul 2 02:39:05 UTC 2022

Hey everyone,

Tried asking on forums but registration is closed, hopefully you're guys ok
with asking the question here.
I'm attempting to boot Windows PE environment using wimboot and iPXE
I'm currently loading iPXE through PXELinux using the following in default.
The iPXE_Test loads up correctly and dumps me into Linux.
iPXE_Windows_http however hangs after ... ok
with a blinking cursor.

I have the following in the boot.ipxe

 kernel wimboot
 initrd boot/bcd         BCD
 initrd boot/boot.sdi    boot.sdi
 initrd sources/boot.wim boot.wim

#default PXELinux.cfg
label iPXE_TEST
        menu label iPXE_TEST
        kernel iPXE/ipxe.lkrn
        APPEND dhcp && chain http://boot.ipxe.org/demo/boot.php

label iPXE_Windows_http
        menu label iPXE_Windows_http
        kernel iPXE/ipxe.lkrn
        APPEND dhcp && chain

Anyone have ideas why it won't boot? I have wimboot in same directory as

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