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  Thread: Sanboot Win7/8/10 after cloning disk on same Hardware
Post: RE: Sanboot Win7/8/10

Hello, a small note on possible problem: if your hardware (even virtual) is quite different from hardware where the image was taken from then system might not boot and probably will BSOD. What you n...
Andromeda_x General 11 12,433 2019-09-14, 00:10
  Thread: Q: how to post a picture into the forum?
Post: RE: Q: how to post a picture into the forum?

Hi NiKiZe, what is the best way to provide a screenshot with an error? If uploads are not allowed then I see only one way - store the screenshot on external server and provide a link in the post. ...
Andromeda_x General 2 3,462 2019-09-14, 00:00
  Thread: IPXE :: Windows 10 iSCSI disk installation, second stage fails (error 0xc0000428)
Post: RE: IPXE :: Windows 10 iSCSI disk installation, se...

Hi NiKiZe, well, winpe was prepared with adding iSCSI optional packages according Microsoft website, iscsicpl.exe and required library files was copied manually before image was 'dismounted'. My proc...
Andromeda_x General 3 7,789 2019-09-13, 18:04
  Thread: IPXE :: Windows 10 installation into iSCSI stuck in second stage (after first reboot)
Post: RE: IPXE :: Windows 10 installation into iSCSI stu...

Hello, update: option netX/gateway allows to complete first stage of installation (copy files) but fails with following error after first reboot Note: after first stage of installation sanhook repl...
Andromeda_x General 2 3,668 2019-09-13, 09:03
  Thread: Q: how to post a picture into the forum?
Post: Q: how to post a picture into the forum?

Hello, my attempts to attach a picture to the message if failing and error message is not particularly specific. What graphics formats are allowed to attach and file size limit? Note: some message...
Andromeda_x General 2 3,462 2019-09-13, 08:58
  Thread: IPXE :: sanhook does not work properly
Post: RE: IPXE :: sanhook does not work properly

Hello, sanhook and sanbook works fine when defined netX/gateway option. Was tested with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. VM machines boot and work fine from iSCSI disk although not too fast (1 Gigabit ne...
Andromeda_x General 4 4,417 2019-09-13, 08:54
  Thread: IPXE :: Windows 10 iSCSI disk installation, second stage fails (error 0xc0000428)
Post: IPXE :: Windows 10 iSCSI disk installation, second...

Hello, VM (Legacy/BIOS mode) in VMware Workstation 14 boots through iPXE and proceeds to Windows 10 installation. First stage goes well and copies files on iSCSI disk. After reboot when second stage...
Andromeda_x General 3 7,789 2019-09-13, 08:47
  Thread: IPXE :: Windows 10 installation into iSCSI stuck in second stage (after first reboot)
Post: IPXE :: Windows 10 installation into iSCSI stuck i...

Hi, finally I successfully was able to mount iSCSI target for Windows 10 installation. NOTE: set net0/gateway 0.0.0.0 was a key to reed off 'reconnecting' message for iSCSI target (internet notes a...
Andromeda_x General 2 3,668 2019-09-08, 22:18
  Thread: IPXE :: Windows 10 Enterprise iSCSI installation - refuses to install on iSCSI disk
Post: RE: IPXE :: Windows 10 Enterprise iSCSI installati...

Hi, the cause of the issue was absence of set net0/gateway xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx once this record was added into boot.ipxe the problem gone and iscsicpl reports 'connected'. The network resources was r...
Andromeda_x General 3 3,695 2019-09-08, 22:10
  Thread: Cannot seem to run boot.ipxe script
Post: RE: Cannot seem to run boot.ipxe script

Hi ebd1117, the documentation shows an example which you should find useful, chainloading Also you might find the following webpage useful with updated pre-compiled ipxe Probably you already read d...
Andromeda_x General 2 2,420 2019-09-07, 19:03
  Thread: IPXE :: Windows 10 Enterprise iSCSI installation - refuses to install on iSCSI disk
Post: RE: IPXE :: Windows 10 Enterprise iSCSI installati...

(2019-09-07 02:50)NiKiZe Wrote:  what is your ipxe script to start this? did you use sanhook, if not then there is no iBFT created Hi, due requirements of Windows security policy I have change...
Andromeda_x General 3 3,695 2019-09-07, 03:24
  Thread: IPXE :: Windows 10 Enterprise iSCSI installation - refuses to install on iSCSI disk
Post: IPXE :: Windows 10 Enterprise iSCSI installation -...

Hello, Can somebody explain the error in the description? I there a solution to this issue? Details: Virtualization: VMWare Workstation 14 (BIOS, NIC e1000) Boot manager: iPXE OS: Windows 10 Enterp...
Andromeda_x General 3 3,695 2019-09-07, 02:20
  Thread: IPXE :: sanhook does not work properly
Post: RE: IPXE :: sanhook does not work properly

(2019-09-05 00:26)NiKiZe Wrote:  Is your san on the same network as your client? What is the nic in the machine? Did you try using a packet capture to see if there is something wrong there? It ...
Andromeda_x General 4 4,417 2019-09-05, 04:55
  Thread: IPXE :: sanhook does not work properly
Post: IPXE :: sanhook does not work properly

Hello, I observe a weird situation and looking for help in resolution of the problem. NOTE: test computer is VM in VMware Workstation 14 * DHCP server is setup and forwards to load iPXE * iPXE boot...
Andromeda_x General 4 4,417 2019-09-04, 19:41
  Thread: iPXE -- Windows 10 installation (fail)
Post: RE: iPXE -- Windows 10 installation (fail)

Hi NiKiZe, Ok, I am already reading the thread you refer me to. Thank you for a lead. Andromeda X
Andromeda_x General 2 8,337 2016-12-04, 00:12
  Thread: iPXE -- Windows 8.1 installation (fail)
Post: iPXE -- Windows 8.1 installation (fail)

Hello, I've attempted to run Windows 8.1 installation in diskless test computer which did fail. Installation progress: 1. PXE requests DHCP server 2. DHCP server replies with undionly.kpxe 3. iPXE ...
Andromeda_x General 1 4,740 2016-12-04, 00:11
  Thread: iPXE -- Windows 10 installation (fail)
Post: iPXE -- Windows 10 installation (fail)

Hello, finally I was able to achive workable configuration for PXE -> iPXE -> undionly.kpxe -> iSCSI I attempted to install Windows 10 (1607) on sanhooked iSCSI drive which did fail. Pro...
Andromeda_x General 2 8,337 2016-12-04, 00:00
  Thread: Q: undionly.kpxe and sanhook to iSCSI target
Post: RE: Q: undionly.kpxe and sanhook to iSCSI target

Hello, ok, it seems that the problem is resolved and Windows 7 was successfully installed in combination of PXE->udnionly.kpxe->iSCSI->0x80->Windows 7 install -> Windows 7 boot So f...
Andromeda_x General 3 7,205 2016-12-03, 23:35
  Thread: Q: undionly.kpxe and sanhook to iSCSI target
Post: RE: Q: undionly.kpxe and sanhook to iSCSI target

Hi, can somebody explain tcpdump output Code: 22:37:26.487649 IP (tos 0x0, ttl 64, id 8792, offset 0, flags [none], proto TCP (6), length 64)     ipxe.coguar.com.25653 > moon...
Andromeda_x General 3 7,205 2016-12-03, 08:24
  Thread: Q: undionly.kpxe and sanhook to iSCSI target
Post: Q: undionly.kpxe and sanhook to iSCSI target

Hello, I am attempting to gain access to iSCSI target and no success as of this moment and I am confused why it does not "attach" my target. System configuration: 1. iSCSI target located on Debian 7...
Andromeda_x General 3 7,205 2016-12-02, 17:51