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  Thread: Odd problem with HPE smart array and sanboot
Post: RE: Odd problem with HPE smart array and sanboot

OK, now that we understand that the problem is MAAS doing something nasty, try this: Code: #!ipxe # Boot the locally attached hard drives. On failure try the next locally # attached hard drive. Fail...
MultimediaMan General 7 5,433 2021-03-16, 12:38
  Thread: Odd problem with HPE smart array and sanboot
Post: RE: Odd problem with HPE smart array and sanboot

Sanboot to local disk (e.g. "sanboot --no-describe --drive 0x80") is not a supported feature, and this has been repeatedly mentioned and stressed for at least five (5) years. It works with some PCBIOS...
MultimediaMan General 7 5,433 2021-03-14, 13:48
  Thread: Odd problem with HPE smart array and sanboot
Post: RE: Odd problem with HPE smart array and sanboot

There is a problem with with your PHP script formatting (syntax,whitespace) in the dynamic IPXE script. There is an easy way to verify it, too: Take the output of your PHP script in plain text and ...
MultimediaMan General 7 5,433 2021-03-01, 22:34
  Thread: Passing dhcpd options to kernel command line
Post: RE: Passing dhcpd options to kernel command line

iPXE DHCP variables: next-server = DHCP Option 66 = iPXE variable ${66} host-name = DHCP Option 12 = iPXE variable ${12} ipxe.username = DHCP Option 190 = iPXE variable ${190} Note: Thes...
MultimediaMan General 4 4,186 2020-11-10, 14:01
  Thread: boot ipxe with 2 LAN
Post: RE: boot ipxe with 2 LAN

Which interface tries to boot first? LAN1 = 172.16.0.0/16 or 192.168.10.0 / 24? A few things to note: a: If you are using ipxe.kpxe or ipxe.kkpxe understand that iPXE will only "see" the inte...
MultimediaMan General 1 2,911 2020-08-25, 08:45
  Thread: boot iso XP legacy
Post: RE: boot iso XP legacy

That progress: If you dir the C: drive, what do you see?
MultimediaMan General 11 7,009 2020-08-04, 12:30
  Thread: boot iso XP legacy
Post: RE: boot iso XP legacy

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows...ds/winnt32 try "winnt32.exe /syspart: c" or "winnt32.exe /syspart c:"
MultimediaMan General 11 7,009 2020-08-03, 12:40
  Thread: boot iso XP legacy
Post: RE: boot iso XP legacy

With WinPE 1.2 or WinPE 2.0 when running winnt32.exe it assumes that you have first created a formatted partition... https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows...d-examples You can write a simple scri...
MultimediaMan General 11 7,009 2020-08-03, 10:03
  Thread: boot iso XP legacy
Post: RE: boot iso XP legacy

Booting the Installation ISO isn't what you need to be doing. You need to be booting WinPE v1.2 or BartPE, mounting an installation point, and then running %installation_drive%\%extracted_os_folder%\I...
MultimediaMan General 11 7,009 2020-07-31, 02:32
  Thread: New preseed on Ubuntu 20.04
Post: RE: New preseed on Ubuntu 20.04

If you can get the installer to PXE boot using iPXE, the problem is definitely not iPXE. The problem lies in the syntax of your kernel parameters or within the autoinstall.yml file. I was not able to...
MultimediaMan General 8 9,388 2020-05-11, 14:29
  Thread: New preseed on Ubuntu 20.04
Post: RE: New preseed on Ubuntu 20.04

OK, we could have two separate issues here: Is the issue iPXE or Ubuntu? If it iPXE, then this is the place for help. If it is Ubuntu, then this may not (but still may be) a place for help. At the en...
MultimediaMan General 8 9,388 2020-05-02, 07:50
  Thread: New preseed on Ubuntu 20.04
Post: RE: New preseed on Ubuntu 20.04

It would be helpful to understand what the error is... Screenshots are helpful. Absent a Screenshot, can you reach the ISO by going to the URL? Best, M^3
MultimediaMan General 8 9,388 2020-05-01, 18:58
  Thread: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE
Post: RE: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE

This is a known issue. You can "solve" the problem (most of the time) by doing the following: DD a 16MB or 32MB file: Code: dd if=/dev/urandom of=32MB.bin bs=32MB count=1 Then place the file in th...
MultimediaMan General 24 83,610 2020-02-27, 03:44
  Thread: Referring to files in the initial RAM disk
Post: RE: Referring to files in the initial RAM disk

Would there be a problem doing the *.lkrn embedded with the PNG, then moving on to the menu and Static IP selection? I have done a similar thing myself for networks which do not have DHCP or one-offs...
MultimediaMan General 8 7,593 2019-12-02, 10:14
  Thread: Referring to files in the initial RAM disk
Post: RE: Referring to files in the initial RAM disk

This message from the mailing list might be relevant: Code: On 28/01/2019 13:41, Dean Westhead wrote: I still seem to be hitting a snag .... I am building the ISO with : make bin-i386-efi/ipxe....
MultimediaMan General 8 7,593 2019-11-29, 17:58
  Thread: Fail to network boot FreeBSD installer EFI firmware
Post: RE: Fail to network boot FreeBSD installer EFI fir...

(2019-11-19 01:58)ccy Wrote:  This is the script: Code: set root-path 192.168.4.2:/mnt/tank/tftproot/freebsd-13.0 set dhcp.root-path 192.168.4.2:/mnt/tank/tftproot/freebsd-13.0 chain http://19...
MultimediaMan General 4 5,093 2019-11-19, 16:33
  Thread: Fail to network boot FreeBSD installer EFI firmware
Post: RE: Fail to network boot FreeBSD installer EFI fir...

Can we see your boot script?
MultimediaMan General 4 5,093 2019-11-18, 18:07
  Thread: [solved] Variable in boot menu
Post: RE: Variable in boot menu

What you have will work. DNSMASQ will assume to use the DNSMASQ Server IP for all standard DHCP options unless you tell it otherwise. IMHO, you are good right now with what you have... there are "b...
MultimediaMan General 17 17,198 2019-10-18, 11:39
  Thread: [solved] Variable in boot menu
Post: RE: Variable in boot menu

OK, add these lines in your DNSMASQ: Replace Line 14 with the following and restart DNSMASQ: Code: dhcp-option=17,http://192.168.10.118/ dhcp-option=66,192.168.10.1 Here is your new embedded scrip...
MultimediaMan General 17 17,198 2019-10-18, 10:31
  Thread: [solved] Variable in boot menu
Post: RE: Variable in boot menu

OK, this problem is easy to fix. But the real problem is your DHCP server configuration. If you have configured an iPXE class in the DHCP Server, please check your settings there. Can you post up you...
MultimediaMan General 17 17,198 2019-10-17, 18:40