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Download source code

Source code is now maintained in our git repository at You can check out a copy of the source tree using

git clone git://

or, if you don't have git installed, download a tarball of the current development snapshot from;a=snapshot.

Once you have the code, you can build it using

cd gpxe/src

This will generate bootable images for floppy disk, CD-ROM, and USB key, which is the best way to get started experimenting with gPXE.

Updating source code

To update your downloaded source tree at any time, use

git pull

This will fetch the latest changes and apply them to your tree. This command will work only if you obtained your source tree using git clone; if you downloaded a tarball then the only way to update your tree is to download a new tarball.

Source code for old versions

Should you want it, the source code for the old Etherboot-5.4 release is available from

Download pre-built binaries

You can get pre-built ROM images from At the moment, only Etherboot 5.4 ROMs are available; gPXE ROMs will be available shortly.

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