Tag Archives: ipxe

iPXE Scripts for Tools

Most tools you want to boot are probably Linux systems. To boot them, you need a kernel and some (initial) filesystem. One way is to load an initrd (initial ramdisk) which contains only the basic stuff and mounts the big filesystem itself. Or you can mount the “big” filesystem directly and use that from the… Read More »

iPXE Network Boot

I first stumbled upon iPXE because of a failing info monitor at my local train station: iPXE is an open source firmware, meant as a replacement for the very basic option ROM in ethernet cards. But you can also use that default option ROM to chainload iPXE without having to modify your device(s). iPXE brings… Read More »

My iPXE settings

I’ll list my modifications (keep everything else as it is) here but keep in mind that you most probably wantdifferent settings. See also this post about iPXE in general. src/config/console.h (commented in to enable:) (changed from us to de🙂 src/config/general.h (changed from #undef to #define🙂 (changed from #undef to #define🙂 (changed from #undef to #define🙂… Read More »