[coreboot] iPXE as payload?

Idwer Vollering vidwer at gmail.com
Sun Mar 19 01:46:55 CET 2017

2017-03-19 1:24 GMT+01:00 Gert Menke <gert at menke.ac>:
> Hi Martin,
> thanks for your reply.
> On 2017-03-19 00:59, Martin Roth wrote:
>> This will build iPXE option rom into the coreboot.rom file.
> Which is exactly what I do not want.
> It consumes a few seconds on every boot, which is totally unnecessary,
> because I very rarely want to boot over network. That's why I'd rather have
> iPXE as a payload than as an option rom. I think this *should* be possible,
> because you can apparently run iPXE from GRUB, too. But it would be nicer to
> have it in flash than on disk.

What you want to achieve is, or should be, similar to what is written
down here: https://www.coreboot.org/SeaBIOS#Adding_gpxe_support

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