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  Thread: WinPE Network Boot fails, but ISO boot working
Post: RE: WinPE Network Boot fails, but ISO boot working

I've run into some issues over time as well. Strip back the config to a known good PE image. ie; the base ADK PE WIM file, and see if it can boot that. If it boots that, the issue is specific to the ...
jpwise General 7 20,456 2014-06-24, 10:29
  Thread: ASIX USB to Ethernet
Post: RE: ASIX USB to Ethernet

Hey guys, did anything ever eventuate from this? Looking at much the same problem with the new notebook machines coming out sans onboard NIC. Co-incidentally the adapters I've just ordered in for some...
jpwise General 44 160,813 2014-06-24, 10:17
  Thread: possible to insert image into Login screen?
Post: RE: possible to insert image into Login screen?

You can re-enable the old comboot (vesamenu) support if you custom compile. Theres some info at the end of this thread. http://forum.ipxe.org/showthread.php?tid=2797 Otherwise yeah, i think you're s...
jpwise General 5 13,530 2013-01-24, 11:49
  Thread: Winpe boot 64 bit
Post: RE: Winpe boot 64 bit

I'm using the WAIK 3.1 winpe.wim 32 & 64 files here without any problems. I will be doing some dev work with PE 4 from the ADK in the near future (read: when i actually time), did you need to up...
jpwise General 5 18,379 2013-01-16, 21:08
  Thread: Winpe boot 64 bit
Post: RE: Winpe boot 64 bit

I've had similar issues with PE images which have been rebuilt several times - i wasn't able to get to the bottom of it at the time, but rebuilding from scratch worked. Try grabbing the stock WinPE 6...
jpwise General 5 18,379 2013-01-15, 20:25
  Thread: Netboot and iPXE
Post: RE: Netboot and iPXE

ndogmail - thanks for that feedback on the newer Mac's. We've had a couple through for repair already, so I'll have to give it a go next time we get one through. I do already have an ipxe.usb loaded ...
jpwise General 11 68,584 2012-11-23, 04:21
  Thread: [solved] Load an ISO over HTTP using iPXE?
Post: RE: Load an ISO over HTTP using iPXE?

Just chiming in on this one, you don't need to be running a san 'per se'. It just uses the san interface to load the ISO over http. examples from robinsmidsrob include the following: Code: # Start...
jpwise General 7 63,561 2012-10-12, 06:53
  Thread: wimboot & winpe - assorted questions
Post: RE: wimboot & winpe - assorted questions

Hi Michael, just a bit of feedback on the 0x78 suggestion. Just gave it a go on a merged Windows Recovery Environment Wim -combining x86 and x64 versions. BootIndex (0x78) after merge is 2. WimBoot...
jpwise General 4 21,654 2012-10-07, 04:44
  Thread: wimboot & winpe - assorted questions
Post: RE: wimboot & winpe - assorted questions

(2012-10-05 13:06)robinsmidsrod Wrote:  I would definitely go with adding appropriate network drivers to your PE image and then bootstrapping the rest of your environment from a SMB network shar...
jpwise General 4 21,654 2012-10-05, 13:22
  Thread: wimboot & winpe - assorted questions
Post: wimboot & winpe - assorted questions

Morning all, just been playing with wimboot - awesome looking utility guys. Definitely fills a gap in the network booting vs memdisks area. :) [links for the new] http://ipxe.org/wimboot http://ipxe....
jpwise General 4 21,654 2012-10-05, 12:44
  Thread: iPXE Wireless Support
Post: RE: iPXE Wireless Support

Yeah, i've put further testing on hold for the moment since I know wireless drivers can be pretty finicky in the first place. Will do some more testing in a few months when I get motivated/have time a...
jpwise General 2 21,654 2012-10-04, 23:22
  Thread: Building bootable USB thumbdrive on a Mac
Post: RE: Building bootable USB thumbdrive on a Mac

I can't help with the compile issues, but to the best of my knowledge you won't be able to usb boot it with the standard compile. I've been posting in this thread with my research/findings so far rela...
jpwise General 3 11,363 2012-09-07, 08:39
  Thread: Netboot and iPXE
Post: RE: Netboot and iPXE

Hopefully noone minds some double posting. I'd like to collate information relating to my attempts to boot iPXE 'over' the network on Apple iMac/Macbook hardware. NOTE: This is not the same as puttin...
jpwise General 11 68,584 2012-09-04, 11:50
  Thread: iPXE stalls during HTTP ISO Boot when accessing an LACP connected server.
Post: RE: iPXE stalls during HTTP ISO Boot when accessin...

Not my area of expertise, but it does sound very similar to some issues I encountered a couple of weeks ago setting up an iPXE boot server in one of our other branches. After doing a tcpdump we traced...
jpwise General 1 6,573 2012-09-04, 10:04
  Thread: Netboot and iPXE
Post: RE: Netboot and iPXE

Hey guys, just to contribute and if anyone else is working on this again, this is the last NBImageInfo.plist file I was working with at the time and was able to get a grub efi loading, but not the iPX...
jpwise General 11 68,584 2012-08-31, 02:32
  Thread: HP laptop hanging at iPXE initialising devices...
Post: RE: HP laptop hanging at iPXE initialising devices...

Thanks for the reply. Also saw your response on the other thread so have replied there instead on the Netboot stuff to keep it on topic. Hopefully we may be able stir some interest there to see if an...
jpwise General 4 15,904 2012-08-29, 10:41
  Thread: Netboot and iPXE
Post: RE: Netboot and iPXE

It's relatively easy to build a plist file for a 'bootfileonly' option which supplies an EFI compatible binary. From memory I was successful in getting it to serve an run a grub efi binary, but wasn't...
jpwise General 11 68,584 2012-08-29, 10:39
  Thread: iPXE Wireless Support
Post: iPXE Wireless Support

Good evening all. Onto another round of questions. Started looking at utilising wireless boot this evening, but hit a bit of a snag. Using latest compiled git as at about 2 hours ago. ipxe.usb versi...
jpwise General 2 21,654 2012-08-23, 09:49
  Thread: DHCP passing options/variables to iPXE
Post: RE: DHCP passing options/variables to iPXE

Cool. Thank you again for the quick response and clarification. :)
jpwise General 6 29,043 2012-08-15, 14:13
  Thread: DHCP passing options/variables to iPXE
Post: RE: DHCP passing options/variables to iPXE

(2012-08-14 14:45)mcb30 Wrote:  As a follow-up note, you should also be able to use custom encapsulated options. For example: Code: option space myopts; option my-encap-opts code 128 = encaps...
jpwise General 6 29,043 2012-08-15, 13:57