[flashrom] iscsi issue

Idwer Vollering vidwer at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 12:17:43 CEST 2014

2014-04-02 5:07 GMT+02:00 Tsukasa Mcp_Reznor <mcp_reznor at hotmail.com>:
> okay, no rush, ipxe builds fine (used it a ton, have a good iscsi net). I'm
> converting to 2 separate networks, so I'm skipping the pxe with chaining
> configs, I have a few intel 1000 gt cards, with the intel util it won't use
> .rom files, so I used flashrom, no issues there, the issue is on boot, my
> normal script sets the ip/netmask/gateway and does sanboot
> iscsi:blah::::target:diskname. but with the flashed rom (with embedded
> script) the first time flashing, I got a blue rectangle on the bottom left,
> with a smaller white rectangle to the right of it, and it didn't load the
> disk, my 2nd try, I get nothing after it shows ipxe and the version and
> clears the screen, so I used the control B method, using the same script
> typed out, it won't connect, until I filled out the initiator-iqn and I also
> had to issues ifopen
> then I get that it attached to 0x80, and booting 0x80, but it doesn't go any
> farther and actually boot
> any pointers on what might be wrong?  I did pad the .rom using dd, verified
> the size, if the pci ID helps its 8086107c
> I believe the romchip was a w25x10, 128Kb, I used the nicintel_sbi
> programmer
> not sure how much more clear I can be on my own, so if you have any
> questions I'll idle away :)
> Thanks for your time and for making flashrom, it's a great utility that I'm
> going to be using alot over the next few weeks

>From all that information I would expect this to be an ipxe issue.

ipxe seems to have some ways of showing what is going on (or not) while booting:

And you can reach the developers through ways listed here:



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