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  Thread: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting
Post: RE: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting

UPDATE for anyone who finds this thread: mcb30 and I worked together over a few weeks on coming up with a solution. (He coded, I did QA/testing and feedback.) The latest release in the Master branch ...
Pretzel General 26 105,303 2014-06-25, 20:16
  Thread: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting
Post: RE: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting

Hey Michael, I downloaded and compiled https://git.ipxe.org/people/mcb30/ipxe.g.../heads/efi and your code is a much cleaner fix than my hackery. The code is now failing at line 224 of /interfac...
Pretzel General 26 105,303 2014-05-19, 22:12
  Thread: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting
Post: RE: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting

(2014-05-16 14:59)mcb30 Wrote:  So, the Mac's UEFI is missing EfiDevicePathToTextProtocol and EfiHiiDatabaseProtocol. Neither of these are actually critical to iPXE's functionality: it would de...
Pretzel General 26 105,303 2014-05-16, 16:51
  Thread: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting
Post: RE: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting

commented out the "return" function on line 191 so it doesn't return early. And recompiled and ran it. Here's the new results: Code: EFI handle 0x72202790 systab 0x7e68ee10 EFI protocol 2f707ebb-4a1...
Pretzel General 26 105,303 2014-05-15, 19:03
  Thread: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting
Post: RE: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting

I commented out that line and recompiled and got the same result. As an aside, do you use an IDE to navigate this code, if so, what? I just installed Code::Blocks on my Ubuntu machine and it seems pr...
Pretzel General 26 105,303 2014-05-15, 16:27
  Thread: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting
Post: RE: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting

I ran "ipxe.efi > debug.txt" and got the following results in my debug.txt file: Code: EFI handle 0x73c95990 systab 0x7e68ee10 EFI protocol 2f707ebb-4a1a-11d4-9a38-0090273fc14d is at 0x7c7d8b48 E...
Pretzel General 26 105,303 2014-05-14, 23:40
  Thread: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting
Post: RE: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting

Booting into an EFI shell from Refit, I tried this: Quote:fs5:\> dir Directory of: fs5:\ 05/14/14 03:45p 821,312 ipxe.efi 05/13/14 01:34p 821,024 ipxe.efid...
Pretzel General 26 105,303 2014-05-14, 23:08
  Thread: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting
Post: RE: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting

(2014-05-14 21:38)mcb30 Wrote:  Are you able to get to an EFI shell? If so, please try running ipxe.efi from the shell and see what error messages you get. Negative. How would you recommend I ...
Pretzel General 26 105,303 2014-05-14, 22:16
  Thread: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting
Post: Mac Pro (late 2013 model) EFI and iPXE booting

There are a pile of Mac Pros (2013 model) in my office and I would love to figure out a way to get them to PXE boot. My office uses Clonezilla to clone the workstations across a computer lab. Clonezil...
Pretzel General 26 105,303 2014-05-14, 20:49
  Thread: Mac Mini EFI > PXE > Ubuntu LTSP?
Post: RE: Mac Mini EFI > PXE > Ubuntu LTSP?

(2014-04-23 16:22)charlescva Wrote:  Install a Mac OS Partition on a thumbdrive with rEFIt. http://refit.sourceforge.net/ Place an MSDOS FAT partition on the same thumbdrive with iPXE. http://ip...
Pretzel General 3 30,038 2014-05-13, 15:54