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  Thread: How to flash UEFI BIOS with iPXE?
Post: RE: How to flash UEFI BIOS with iPXE?

I am using various shell binaries that I have collected. I am curious if you get it working, is it is possible to pass an argument to the shell in order to automatically execute your 'flash.nsh' file?...
ndog General 7 9,691 2019-03-11, 22:56
  Thread: iPXE and calling PHP
Post: RE: iPXE and calling PHP

Thanks for your help I am a novice and mostly learnt by experimentation than theory. initrd is different that it does not process any ipxe commands while chain will process ipxe commands, hence won't ...
ndog General 4 6,055 2019-02-27, 20:59
  Thread: iPXE and calling PHP
Post: RE: iPXE and calling PHP

Thanks, initrd advice was useful cheers ;) I'm not sure half the time what I am doing, just managing to get it to work, however after testing various things with my colleague, we came to realise chai...
ndog General 4 6,055 2019-02-27, 04:36
  Thread: iPXE and calling PHP
Post: iPXE and calling PHP

I'd like to be able to run a php function to write the MAC and serial to a database. This is working, however when calling the php file ipxe exits and returns to the boot selection menu or boots the h...
ndog General 4 6,055 2019-02-26, 00:33
  Thread: WinPE reboot when using script
Post: RE: WinPE reboot when using script

Check your batch file, most likely the network stack hasn't loaded. Try this instead. Once scripts finish executing from winpeshl.ini, Windows PE automatically reboots. Overwrite startnet.cmd instead ...
ndog General 9 10,298 2019-02-10, 23:26
  Thread: how do I display the serial and mac address on ipxe main menu?
Post: RE: how do I display the serial and mac address on...

Thanks that was useful. I'll look at pushing info with a http post.
ndog General 2 4,750 2019-02-10, 20:59
  Thread: how do I display the serial and mac address on ipxe main menu?
Post: how do I display the serial and mac address on ipx...

I'd like to display the computer serial and mac address. This is because when we recieve new machines, typically 40 at a time, I use ipxe to boot and then enter these details into a new machine databa...
ndog General 2 4,750 2019-02-08, 01:06
  Thread: iPXE with memtest
Post: RE: iPXE with memtest

Hi lightvik Do you have an updated memtest.efi I could ipxe uefi boot with? The one you have supplied boot, however I simply get a black screen with an exit button (HP Elitebook 840G1) To get around...
ndog General 8 22,151 2017-07-07, 00:07
  Thread: WDS, iPXE, DHCP and SecureBoot
Post: RE: WDS, iPXE, DHCP and SecureBoot

(2017-01-12 09:35)abos_systemax Wrote:  For SecureBoot enabled devices, I'd like to always boot to WDS If you insist on having a boot loader like syslinux, grub2 or ipxe you will have to disabl...
ndog General 6 16,841 2017-01-12, 12:10
  Thread: manually wrap wimboot cpio
Post: RE: manually wrap wimboot cpio

Thanks for your BCD script, and I am amazed that a BCD appears to be nothing more than a registry hive! Microsoft certainly like to store settings in various ways such as boot.ini to sysprep.xml to BC...
ndog General 10 21,681 2017-01-07, 11:49
  Thread: iPXE EFI build fails with elf2efi64 failed
Post: RE: iPXE EFI build fails with elf2efi64 failed

(2017-01-06 10:55)zerojay100 Wrote:  my OS is ubuntu 16.10 x64 ldd --version Code: ldd (Ubuntu GLIBC 2.24-3ubuntu2) 2.24 I had this same issue in the past with ubuntu. Since then I only use f...
ndog General 6 12,783 2017-01-07, 11:39
  Thread: rom-o-matic PXE_STACK + keep IP address
Post: rom-o-matic PXE_STACK + keep IP address

thanks for the great work with updating rom-o-matic to ipxe, I did not know had been updated, last time I checked it was still gpxe, great! I was able to build some .efi test files which work great, a...
ndog General 1 5,466 2017-01-05, 07:24
  Thread: UEFI grub + wimboot
Post: RE: UEFI grub + wimboot

After trying various things I am able to get wimboot to load from grub2 bootx64.efi I am still to figure out how to pass the command line. I will post back here once I find out. menuentry 'Wimboot te...
ndog General 22 48,358 2017-01-05, 04:33
  Thread: manually wrap wimboot cpio
Post: RE: manually wrap wimboot cpio

Thats too bad. I would prefer to use wimboot, as then I don't need to boot into a windows environment to modify BCD entries, which might be a bit more complicated to do on a mac for instance, and I li...
ndog General 10 21,681 2016-12-19, 12:20
  Thread: Loading ipxe.efi with a custom script
Post: RE: Loading ipxe.efi with a custom script

Hi NiKiZe Thanks for your reply, ipxe efi works fine without going through grub. I think that magic number error has to do because grub efi is signed for secure boot. I will do further testing hopeful...
ndog General 11 33,425 2016-12-19, 08:58
  Thread: manually wrap wimboot cpio
Post: RE: manually wrap wimboot cpio

(2016-12-18 09:58)NiKiZe Wrote:  What exactly is the issue with loading wimboot as it is intended to be used? what is wrong with using ipxe? and what is the exact issue you get when using someth...
ndog General 10 21,681 2016-12-18, 12:02
  Thread: manually wrap wimboot cpio
Post: RE: manually wrap wimboot cpio

(2016-12-17 10:40)NiKiZe Wrote:  you will not be able to use the "cpio hack" when booting in efi mode. The reason cpio works with wimboot in legacy is just a side effect of the implementation r...
ndog General 10 21,681 2016-12-18, 02:12
  Thread: Loading ipxe.efi with a custom script
Post: RE: Loading ipxe.efi with a custom script

I've recompiled latest ipxe.efi today and attempted to use with grub2 efi from pxe Still getting "error: invalid magic number" when booting via linuxefi Also gets stuck at iPXE initialising devices if...
ndog General 11 33,425 2016-12-18, 02:07
  Thread: manually wrap wimboot cpio
Post: manually wrap wimboot cpio

Hi from this forum http://forum.ipxe.org/showthread.php?tid...56#pid9656 It seemed it was possible to create cpio archive for testing with wimboot echo bootmgr BCD boot.sdi boot.wim | fmt -1 | cpio ...
ndog General 10 21,681 2016-12-17, 07:56
  Thread: UEFI grub + wimboot
Post: UEFI grub + wimboot

Hi there I am keen to know if anyone could get wimboot + grub UEFI pxe boot working. Heres my steps download Fedora-Xfce-Live-x86_64-24-1.2.iso extract \EFI\BOOT\ - BOOTX64.EFI - grubx64.efi ...
ndog General 22 48,358 2016-10-01, 13:11