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  Thread: Boot an Ubuntu ISO via iPXE
Post: RE: Boot an Ubuntu ISO via iPXE

A couple of reasons: 1. I'm basically deploying these machines in locations I don't have physical access to, making it difficult if I remotely update the OS (stored at some http location) to boot via...
obie General 8 10,220 2019-09-26, 18:55
  Thread: Boot an Ubuntu ISO via iPXE
Post: RE: Boot an Ubuntu ISO via iPXE

Thanks for the responses - NiKiZe and MutlimediaMan. I have managed to get your suggestions to work. I'm using the netboot kernel and initrd images provided by ubuntu mirrors and using my own preseed....
obie General 8 10,220 2019-09-26, 04:13
  Thread: Boot an Ubuntu ISO via iPXE
Post: Boot an Ubuntu ISO via iPXE

So I'm trying to make an iPXE USB image that loads an Ubuntu ISO hosted on an HTTPS url that loads that OS onto a Legacy BIOS System. I've previously gotten an iPXE image working on USB that loads CE...
obie General 8 10,220 2019-09-19, 02:20
  Thread: boot command hangs
Post: RE: boot command hangs

So I double checked the urls for pulling down the vmlinuz and initrd.img and they are fine. Listed here (public urls): https://storage.cloud.google.com/public-...-1/vmlinuz https://storage.cloud.goog...
obie General 3 3,748 2019-08-27, 22:10
  Thread: boot command hangs
Post: boot command hangs

I'm on the latest master of ipxe and am able to get a script running pulling from a public version of Centos. Here's what runs successfully for me: Code: #!ipxe   # Running this example ...
obie General 3 3,748 2019-08-27, 04:09
  Thread: Authentication via iPXE when using boot, chain, kernel, initrd etc.
Post: RE: Authentication via iPXE when using boot, chain...

Thanks, I appreciate the follow-upw on this.
obie General 7 5,980 2019-08-27, 03:58
  Thread: Authentication via iPXE when using boot, chain, kernel, initrd etc.
Post: RE: Authentication via iPXE when using boot, chain...

Thanks for the insights. I'm currently struggling with designing a boot system from an iPXE usb and the OS I'm loading has potentially sensitive information/ binaries on it. Do you know an example sec...
obie General 7 5,980 2019-08-23, 21:15
  Thread: Authentication via iPXE when using boot, chain, kernel, initrd etc.
Post: RE: Authentication via iPXE when using boot, chain...

Thanks, could you potentially point me to an example using http headers? It's not clear to me how to use them in conjunction with boot, etc.?
obie General 7 5,980 2019-08-21, 20:06
  Thread: Authentication via iPXE when using boot, chain, kernel, initrd etc.
Post: Authentication via iPXE when using boot, chain, ke...

My question is around authentication when using boot, chain, kernel, initrd etc. My use case is if I have an url that returns a boot image that needs an API key header or an OAuth token. http://ipxe...
obie General 7 5,980 2019-08-20, 19:55
  Thread: Running dhcp
Post: Running dhcp

I'm running into issues with running 'dhcp' when starting up an iPXE script and trying to get access to the network. Im running on a SeaBios on ASUS chromebox hardware. The problem I run into when r...
obie General 1 2,549 2019-08-15, 21:59
  Thread: Booting A Remote OS Image
Post: RE: Booting A Remote OS Image

Thanks. This is helpful/
obie General 2 3,486 2019-08-14, 19:17
  Thread: Booting A Remote OS Image
Post: Booting A Remote OS Image

I'm very new to iPXE but have gone through the /docs and /examples to try and build my new iPXE script but am still confused as to how to build this. I have an OS image created and placed in a cloud ...
obie General 2 3,486 2019-08-12, 22:46