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  Thread: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE
Post: RE: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE

I've decided to stick to the grub-wrapper solution for now. Script + grub.cfg below: Code: #!/bin/bash -ex rm -rf bootx64.efi boot memdisk.tar # needed to build a custom bootloader yum install gru...
sspans General 24 109,978 2016-12-20, 14:48
  Thread: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE
Post: RE: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE

I've just verified that master / 26050fd4c87c50503d5bd573b2ec91703676e211 shows the same results, RHEL 7.2 kernels work (with 32mb.bin) and 7.3 kernels fail (black screen + reboot)
sspans General 24 109,978 2016-12-19, 15:18
  Thread: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE
Post: RE: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE

(2016-12-14 19:28)NiKiZe Wrote:   (2016-12-14 09:06)sspans Wrote:  I have the same issue with iPXE, UEFI, CentOS 7.3 and HP G9 hardware. If it hangs during kernel boot it should have been ...
sspans General 24 109,978 2016-12-19, 09:56
  Thread: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE
Post: RE: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE

I have the same issue with iPXE, UEFI, CentOS 7.3 and HP G9 hardware. We have a working configuration for CentOS 7.2 with the 32mb.bin hacks to deal with the older kernel: Code: :centos-7-uefi init...
sspans General 24 109,978 2016-12-14, 09:06
  Thread: Trim whitespaces from a string?
Post: RE: Trim whitespaces from a string?

Unfortunately the patch does seem to break on efi in particular situations. I'm working on a way to resolve this.
sspans General 3 11,040 2016-06-10, 13:56
  Thread: HP Service Pack for Proliant (Firmware)
Post: RE: HP Service Pack for Proliant (Firmware)

(2016-05-13 08:51)markyang Wrote:  has anyone managed to get the HP Service pack to work with ipxe and over http? Yes, but with an alternate approach, and HP will break things every other relea...
sspans General 5 49,111 2016-05-30, 09:24
  Thread: Cannot boot vmlinuz in efi
Post: RE: Cannot boot vmlinuz in efi

I've solved this by using a memdisk to store the vmlinuz/initrd. Sample script below: Code: # needed to build a custom bootloader yum install grub2-efi-modules mkdir -p boot/grub cp grub.cfg boot/g...
sspans General 15 64,521 2016-05-24, 10:04
  Thread: Trim whitespaces from a string?
Post: RE: Trim whitespaces from a string?

Any progress on this? I'm hitting the same issue with limited workarounds possible after http://git.ipxe.org/ipxe.git/commitdiff/b5f5f73 got merged. We're currently running with a forward ported vers...
sspans General 3 11,040 2016-05-24, 07:12