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  Thread: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??
Post: RE: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??

This is what i have been able to conjure up, i have appended this to my menu file and seems to be doing the job. I have not used iseq here. :retry_dhcp dhcp net0 && echo IP address: ${net...
oblivionv General 10 41,456 2014-01-19, 10:10
  Thread: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??
Post: RE: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??

It is very unlikely that 2 hosts (we have close to 60 machines in the VLAN) were to assume the same IP from among the 65024(minus a few) possible IP's for the duration of ipxe chain-loading the file (...
oblivionv General 10 41,456 2014-01-16, 18:04
  Thread: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??
Post: RE: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??

It is very unlikely that 2 clients assume the same address with randomization if we were to use a class B address for example. I agree that conflicting configurations from the DHCP server is not a san...
oblivionv General 10 41,456 2014-01-16, 07:40
  Thread: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??
Post: RE: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??

Well, thanks for your advice. But, there is no need to fix the network. There are reasons why we have multiple DHCP servers running. Changing the entire network infrastructure for a service isnt a cle...
oblivionv General 10 41,456 2014-01-13, 18:58
  Thread: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??
Post: RE: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??

(2014-01-10 23:34)mcb30 Wrote:   (2014-01-09 16:26)oblivionv Wrote:  Is there a way to generate random numbers on the ipxe shell, like how we would using a bash/korn shell? Does it require ...
oblivionv General 10 41,456 2014-01-11, 05:03
  Thread: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??
Post: Generate random numbers on ipxe shell??

Is there a way to generate random numbers on the ipxe shell, like how we would using a bash/korn shell? Does it require re-compiling the source? Something like the following is what am looking for: e...
oblivionv General 10 41,456 2014-01-09, 16:26
  Thread: ipxe wimboot RAM payload issue (512 MB)
Post: RE: ipxe wimboot RAM payload issue (512 MB)

(2014-01-08 08:31)robinsmidsrod Wrote:  Well, the RAM disk needs to be somewhere, and that quote can be misinterpreted. What it means is that the memory required for the RAM disk is used only on...
oblivionv General 2 12,366 2014-01-08, 10:48
  Thread: ipxe wimboot RAM payload issue (512 MB)
Post: ipxe wimboot RAM payload issue (512 MB)

Hi friends, I have an existing pxelinux infrastructure in place. I have been using gpxelinux.0 with memdisk to boot winpe 3.0 images into memory to start windows installations. I heard...
oblivionv General 2 12,366 2014-01-05, 15:34