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Wink Thread: CentOS 8 kernel cannot be started from UEFI iPXE
Post: RE: CentOS 8 kernel cannot be started from UEFI iP...

This works for me: Code: set repo http://mirror.centos.org/centos-8/8.2.2004/BaseOS/x86_64/os/ set imgargs initrd=initrd.img inst.repo=${repo} nomodset kernel ${centos}/vmlinuz ${imgarg...
d4rk3 General 9 6,648 2020-11-08, 21:09
  Thread: WDS and UEFI Boot
Post: RE: WDS and UEFI Boot

Code: set        wdsserver:ipv4        1.2.3.4 set        netX/next-server ...
d4rk3 General 2 3,340 2020-10-02, 21:34
  Thread: boot and install windows server
Post: RE: boot and install windows server

I haven't played with Hyper-V in a while... However, and this may or may not help, but in ESXi I always have to use IDE mode for the hard drive to be visible to the WinPE installer. Give it a shot in...
d4rk3 General 8 8,532 2020-07-16, 23:48
  Thread: Why Esxi 6.5 or 6.7 fail to start setup GUI via iPXE
Post: RE: Why Esxi 6.5 or 6.7 fail to start setup GUI vi...

So what exactly happens when it fails?
d4rk3 General 28 29,473 2020-06-17, 04:03
  Thread: boot and install windows server
Post: RE: boot and install windows server

You need to find which driver(s) you need to make it work. Then add them to your boot.wim that you are already using for booting WinPE.
d4rk3 General 8 8,532 2020-06-16, 09:19
  Thread: Why Esxi 6.5 or 6.7 fail to start setup GUI via iPXE
Post: RE: Why Esxi 6.5 or 6.7 fail to start setup GUI vi...

Starting around ESXi 6.7 I could no longer use chain to boot the installer. This is what works for me now: Code: kernel http://${esxi}/mboot.efi -c http://${esxi}/boot.cfg boot
d4rk3 General 28 29,473 2020-06-16, 00:56
  Thread: New preseed on Ubuntu 20.04
Post: RE: New preseed on Ubuntu 20.04

This is what works for me: Code: set    imgargs    initrd=initrd.gz root=/dev/rd/0 ramdisk_size=14984 rw ip=dhcp auto=true keymap=us hostname=ubuntu vga=norma...
d4rk3 General 8 9,388 2020-05-02, 23:11
  Thread: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE
Post: RE: Can not boot RHEL 7.3 by using iPXE

(2017-11-21 16:22)WmYVR Wrote:  I am new to this forum and iPXE. I have been struggling to get my CentOS 7.4 1708 to PXEboot successfully ultimately to proceed to KickStart - using a VMware ESX...
d4rk3 General 24 83,610 2019-08-14, 18:34
  Thread: ipxe chain to wdsmgfw.efi
Post: RE: ipxe chain to wdsmgfw.efi

(2018-01-26 00:33)danishm Wrote:  d4rk3... Thanks this indeed worked.. cheers Glad it worked, happy to help :D
d4rk3 General 8 25,862 2018-01-28, 13:48
  Thread: ipxe chain to wdsmgfw.efi
Post: RE: ipxe chain to wdsmgfw.efi

This is what works for me: Code: #!ipxe set        wdsserver:ipv4        1.2.3.4 set     &nb...
d4rk3 General 8 25,862 2017-11-22, 16:05
  Thread: iPXE Problems with Hypervisor Install
Post: RE: iPXE Problems with Hypervisor Install

Not sure if this helps but check my response on this thread http://forum.ipxe.org/showthread.php?tid=9477
d4rk3 General 2 7,605 2017-08-06, 21:10
  Thread: aQuantia - new platform candidate for iPXE codebase
Post: RE: aQuantia - new platform candidate for iPXE cod...

(2017-06-30 09:36)StanislavOvchinnikov Wrote:  Hi, We would like to introduce a new platform candidate for iPXE codebase. We are aQuantia Corporation, a leader in high-speed connectivity soluti...
d4rk3 General 4 15,939 2017-07-02, 09:34
  Thread: Bios ipxe ESXi 6.5d (free version)
Post: RE: Bios ipxe ESXi 6.5d (free version)

Here's my iPXE ESXi BIOS script... Code: #!ipxe kernel ${boot-url}/path/to/mboot.c32 -c ${boot-url}/path/to/boot.cfg boot iPXE ESXi EFI script... Code: #!ipxe kernel ${server-url}/p...
d4rk3 General 3 19,790 2017-05-03, 05:06
  Thread: VMware VM with more than 1 vCPU BSoD when loading WinPE using WIMBOOT
Post: RE: VMware VM with more than 1 vCPU BSoD when load...

Try VM hardware type 8...
d4rk3 General 10 21,752 2016-07-01, 16:12