[LinuxBIOS] buildrom: add preliminary gpxe support

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Fri Nov 30 22:05:20 CET 2007

On Fri, Nov 30, 2007 at 01:40:41PM -0700, Jordan Crouse wrote:
> > This patch adds preliminary gPXE support to buildrom. gPXE is the successor of
> > etherboot. It is currently undergoing some major work and does not have
> > LinuxBIOS support, so this is not useful yet - gPXE does not even build elf
> > images right now. 
> > 
> > Peter and I talked to the friendly folks at #etherboot. They were interested in
> > re-adding LinuxBIOS support but are a bit short of time. If someone wants to
> > help out, that would be great; if not it might be a while before this becomes
> > useful.
> > 
> > The patch updates the fetchgit.sh script to bring it up to date with current 
> > git tools, and pulls in gPXE from the git 'head'. gPXE will only show up in 
> > kconfig when EXPERIMENTAL is enabled.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org>
> Acked-by: Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com>



Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator

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