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  Thread: Intel Active Management
Post: RE: Intel Active Management

In the same way as it would if you were running windows/linux/bsd
ArneLovius General 2 8,773 2013-07-29, 21:02
  Thread: Feasible Concept? Booting to local RAM Filesystem
Post: RE: Feasible Concept? Booting to local RAM Filesy...

How about using iSCSI ?
ArneLovius General 4 13,222 2013-07-25, 12:07
  Thread: DNS problem
Post: RE: DNS problem

(2013-07-02 08:15)robinsmidsrod Wrote:  HTTPS expects the host in the URL to be a domain name, or else it can't validate that the certificate matches er, you can have an SSL certificate with an...
ArneLovius General 4 18,759 2013-07-02, 09:38
  Thread: Refreshing an iPXE Web Menu...
Post: RE: Refreshing an iPXE Web Menu...

(2013-06-07 13:17)mcb30 Wrote:  use the undocumented "chain -ar" option (--autofree and --replace); this will prevent iPXE from running out of memory after several iterations woo hoo !! I'd fo...
ArneLovius General 3 12,939 2013-06-11, 15:39
  Thread: New iPXE couple of question
Post: RE: New iPXE couple of question

if you have a working WDS implementation, then you could use wdslinux to chainload into iPXE http://www.syslinux.org/wiki/index.php/WDSLINUX
ArneLovius General 3 13,198 2013-06-11, 15:31
  Thread: Tunnel iscsi through https
Post: RE: Tunnel iscsi through https

(2013-06-09 10:15)jrsmile Wrote:  I know that iscsi doesn't work very well over wan so tunneling it would be a good idea i guess. The performance issue of a "WAN" is latency not bandwidth, enca...
ArneLovius General 7 22,127 2013-06-11, 15:25
  Thread: iPXE Options w/ Microsoft DHCP & WDS
Post: RE: iPXE Options w/ Microsoft DHCP & WDS

To use WDS as a PXE server that you can then chainload iPXE or WDS, I used the excellent article on the syslinux site http://www.syslinux.org/wiki/index.php/WDSLINUX
ArneLovius General 3 14,581 2013-06-06, 14:52
  Thread: installing windows7 on iscsi target failed
Post: RE: installing windows7 on iscsi target failed

At a guess you were trying to boot from a Windows7 iso served over iSCSI, this will not work.
ArneLovius General 11 37,426 2013-05-24, 15:31
  Thread: [help] Installing Win xp over IPXE
Post: RE: [help] Installing Win xp over IPXE

for installing XP, I would chainload the unattended boot http://unattended.sourceforge.net/
ArneLovius General 2 12,273 2013-05-22, 19:36
  Thread: architecture getting confused - wds chainloading
Post: RE: architecture getting confused - wds chainloadi...

I do an cpu check in my installer.ipxe :wds-local cpuid --ext 29 && set arch x64 || set arch x86 set wdsserver:ipv4 192.168.53.15 set net0/next-server ${wdsserver} chain tftp://${wdss...
ArneLovius General 9 25,025 2013-05-06, 13:47
  Thread: How can we grow the network booting community? Google+ Hangout On Air this Sunday!
Post: RE: How can we grow the network booting community?...

couldn't make the hangout, and I'm about to be mostly offline for the next fee weeks, but a few notes from watching the video Windows Server 2008 storage server includes an iSCSI target, the iSCSI ta...
ArneLovius General 2 8,068 2013-04-14, 02:37
  Thread: iscsi boot to netapp
Post: RE: iscsi boot to netapp

"I was contemplating making the lun id the mac address" I use the target name for that
ArneLovius General 8 25,507 2013-04-05, 23:46
  Thread: iPXE to redirect boot to another PXE server
Post: RE: iPXE to redirect boot to another PXE server

What is your other PXE server ?
ArneLovius General 16 64,650 2013-04-05, 23:40
  Thread: iPXE detecting NICs from USB, but not from HDD
Post: RE: iPXE detecting NICs from USB, but not from HDD

(2013-03-24 13:32)Solo0815 Wrote:  My PXE-server isn't running all the time, so chainloading is no option ... if you have network boot set as default, when your there is no network, or no PXE s...
ArneLovius General 8 23,452 2013-03-31, 15:37
  Thread: iPXE detecting NICs from USB, but not from HDD
Post: RE: iPXE detecting NICs from USB, but not from HDD

Why bother putting iPXE on the HD, why not just set the computer to do a PXE boot, and chain load iPXE with a menu where the default it to boot from HD Or am I missing something ?
ArneLovius General 8 23,452 2013-03-21, 17:13
  Thread: Blank screen when using iPXE
Post: RE: Blank screen when using iPXE

And having replaced my KVM switch so it works with the IP KVM that I had on my main server, so I could connect the laptop to it and reboot it remotely while trying to work out why it won't boot WDS af...
ArneLovius General 4 13,069 2013-03-13, 18:40
  Thread: Diskless Windows 7 iSCSI boot freezing at startup
Post: RE: Diskless Windows 7 iSCSI boot freezing at star...

Check to see if "caps lock" works, it could just be that it is taking (a lot) longer than you expect.
ArneLovius General 2 9,453 2013-03-08, 20:07
  Thread: Problem with iSCSI and WDS (Solved with DHCP route for iPXE User Class)
Post: RE: Problem with iSCSI and WDS (Solved with DHCP r...

I think the wording needs to be slightly different to take into account Microsoft DHCP servers current If the default gateway is not required for booting (i.e. if you are booting entirely from the lo...
ArneLovius General 21 83,986 2013-03-07, 16:54
  Thread: Problem with iSCSI and WDS (Solved with DHCP route for iPXE User Class)
Post: RE: Problem with iSCSI and WDS (Solved with DHCP r...

aah, the netX would be me demonstrating my lack of knowledge about iPXE :-) Using Virtualbox 4.2.8 and installing from WDS, it went straight through [attachment=31]
ArneLovius General 21 83,986 2013-03-04, 17:56
  Thread: Problem with iSCSI and WDS (Solved with DHCP route for iPXE User Class)
Post: RE: Problem with iSCSI and WDS (Solved with DHCP r...

I just setup virtualbox on the dell laptop that won't do WDS from iPXE Added a new disk to my iSCSI target (Windows 2012) and booted The TFTP download of boot.wim was painfully slow, but eventually ...
ArneLovius General 21 83,986 2013-03-03, 19:06