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RE: UEFI PXE step by step instructions?



Title: Re: UEFI PXE step by step instructions?
Someone on my team at Dell made a doc on how to do this with SLESa few years ago. I can't look it up right now, but a search for "Stuart Hayes UEFI PXE" should pull it up. It shows how to set up the DHCP server too so that you don't break legacy PXE too.

That should be a good starting point.

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve McIntyre [steve@einval.com]
Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 05:41 PM Central Standard Time
To: Ian Campbell
Cc: Andrew M.A. Cater; debian-boot@lists.debian.org; debian-efi@lists.debian.org
Subject: Re: UEFI PXE step by step instructions?

[ Adding CC to debian-efi for this - we have a mailing for EFI
  stuff...! ]

On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 05:20:35PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
>On Tue, 2015-05-26 at 16:43 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
>> On Tue, 2015-05-26 at 09:30 +0000, Andrew M.A. Cater wrote:
>> > I can't find any references for how to PXE boot UEFI: I find lots of
>> > posts complaining that pxelinux.0 is not compatible with UEFI and not
>> > much more.
>>
>> I've struggled a bit with this recently for work and am still figuring
>[...]
>
>Perhaps I'm over complicating things for your use case and all you
>really need to do is arrange for the
>appropriate ./debian-installer/.../bootnetFOO.efi (from the per-arch
>netboot.tar.gz e.g. [0]) to be next-file for the system in question,
>along with unpacking that netboot.tar.gz at the right place.

I must admit, for all the CD/DVD/USB stuff I've done, I've never tried
UEFI PXE stuff. Some good instructions in the installation manual and
elsewhere would be nice (hint!) if somebody has good knowledge of this.

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Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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