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  Thread: Cannot flash Intel nic: "invalid image file"
Post: RE: Cannot flash Intel nic: "invalid image file"

I give up. I'm guessing there's a limitation on my nic because even trying to flash an official updated rom (flb) file extracted from preboot utility I get "Option ROM area in the flash is not suppor...
jgarr General 5 16,820 2016-12-30, 08:51
  Thread: [SOLVED] Problem Flashing with BOOTUTILW64E [FLB File]
Post: RE: [SOLVED] Problem Flashing with BOOTUTILW64E [F...

I know it has been a while but any update on automating this. It appears the new versions of bootutil don't accept .rom images and creating the .flb with the header + mrom seems very error prone. I j...
jgarr General 16 133,466 2016-12-30, 08:42
  Thread: Cannot flash Intel nic: "invalid image file"
Post: RE: Cannot flash Intel nic: "invalid image file"

I did a few more tests after some more reading and at first tried just renaming the .rom file to bootimg.flb just in case. That didn't work which just proved the flb file format is different than the ...
jgarr General 5 16,820 2016-12-30, 07:46
  Thread: Cannot flash Intel nic: "invalid image file"
Post: RE: Cannot flash Intel nic: "invalid image file"

I'm not sure how I missed that thread in my searching. I just tried but ibautil says ERROR: No supported network adapters found
jgarr General 5 16,820 2016-12-29, 19:20
  Thread: Cannot flash Intel nic: "invalid image file"
Post: Cannot flash Intel nic: "invalid image file"

I'm trying to flash an intel nic with iPXE. I have been following the docs and got my nic ID (80861502) made the rom, downloaded bootutil, booted freedos but the -restorimage command fails with the er...
jgarr General 5 16,820 2016-12-29, 18:52