[coreboot] Fwd: gPXE on Coreboot

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Sat Apr 18 20:19:22 CEST 2009

ron minnich wrote:
> Specifically, we isolated all the firmware-specific code so that
> nothing relies on the assumption of having a PC BIOS present, and
> tidied up the x86 inline assembly so that it will work when
> compiled for a 64-bit CPU.

That is really great news! Well done!

> We have working reference code for LinuxBIOS in older versions of
> Etherboot.  Putting the two together should not be a huge technical
> challenge, and would open up e.g. HTTP booting to coreboot users.

There is also work done by Chris Kilgour, which is more up to date
than the LinuxBIOS support in Etherboot.


> > if we could get gPXE running on Coreboot, I'm sure there is a
> > customer base that would be very happy.

I'm no customer, but I would be happy.


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