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 ====== Etherboot/​gPXE Wiki ====== ====== Etherboot/​gPXE Wiki ======
  
-{{ nic.jpeg?​237x222|A network card}}+==== Etherboot.org downtime ====
  
-gPXE is an open source (GPL) network bootloader It provides a direct replacement ​for proprietary PXE ROMs, with many extra features such as DNS, HTTP, iSCSI, etc.  ​Take a look at our [[:​screenshots|Screenshots]] page and the [[:​howtos|HowTo Guides]] for some ideas of what we can do, and grab the code from our [[:​download|Download]] page.+Our main website was down for a few days because of hardware issuesWe apologize ​for the inconvenience this has caused.  ​We will be restoring more services as soon as we can, and thank you for your support and patience as we work to get this back up.
  
-gPXE evolved from Etherboot, and is maintained by the Etherboot project.+In the meantime:
  
-Here you will find various information about the Etherboot Project, and a repository of useful contributions from people who use Etherboot and gPXE.  ​We hope you find this information useful.+  * The gpxe@etherboot.org and gpxe-devel@etherboot.org mailing lists are up, and discussion is welcome. 
 +  * Our IRC channel #etherboot on irc.freenode.net is also available.
  
-We are always looking for new people to help us improve our projects. ​ We need people who can program, write/edit documentation,​ update websites, and provide help on our [[https://​lists.sourceforge.net/​lists/​listinfo/​etherboot-discuss|Etherboot-Discuss]] and [[https://​lists.sourceforge.net/​lists/​listinfo/​etherboot-developers|Etherboot-Developers]] mailing lists and our IRC channel, #etherboot on irc.freenode.net. ​+=== Restored Services ===
  
-Please join us, and become part of a great Open Source project!+  * etherboot.org web site 
 +  * rom-o-matic.net 
 +  * git.etherboot.org
  
- --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]]//+Thanks again your patience and understanding as we restore services.
  
- --- //[[mcb30@etherboot.org|Michael Brown]]//+--- //[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2011/02/13//
  
-===== News and Announcements =====+----
  
-[[http://​events.linuxfoundation.org/​events/​linuxcon|{{ :​images:​linuxcon_logo_portland_2009.png?153|LinuxCon 2009 logo}}]]+{{ nic.jpeg?237x222|A network card}}
  
-==== LinuxCon 2009Portland Oregon ====+gPXE is an open source (GPL) network bootloader. ​ It provides a direct replacement for proprietary PXE ROMswith many extra features such as DNS, HTTP, iSCSI, etc.  Take a look at our [[:​screenshots|Screenshots]] page and the [[:​howtos|HowTo Guides]] for some ideas of what we can do, and grab the code from our [[:​download|Download]] page.
  
-We will be presenting a [[http://​events.linuxfoundation.org/​lc09to2|talk]] on MondaySeptember 21, 2009 at the first annual [[http://​events.linuxfoundation.org/​events/​linuxcon|LinuxCon]] in Portland, Oregon.+gPXE evolved from Etherbootand is maintained by the Etherboot project.
  
-Our talk will include a examples of various ​network booting methodswith live demonstrations.  ​+Here you will find various ​information about the Etherboot Projectand a repository of useful contributions from people who use Etherboot and gPXE.  ​We hope you find this information useful.
  
- --- //[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2009/09/07//+We are always looking for new people to help us improve our projects. ​ We need people who can program, write/edit documentation,​ update websites, and provide help on our [[https://​lists.sourceforge.net/​lists/​listinfo/​etherboot-discuss|Etherboot-Discuss]] and [[https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/​etherboot-developers|Etherboot-Developers]] mailing lists and our IRC channel, #etherboot on irc.freenode.net. ​
  
-----+Please join us, and become part of a great Open Source project!
  
-[[http://code.google.com/soc/|{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}}]]+ ​--- ​//The Etherboot Project Community// ---
  
-==== Google Summer of Code 2009 ====+===== News and Announcements =====
  
-Etherboot Project has been accepted as a mentoring organization to participate in [[http://socghop.appspot.com/​org/​show/​google/​gsoc2009/​etherboot|Google'​s 2009 Summer of Code]] Project.+{{ :wiki:​user:​gpxe_logo.png?​nolink&​140|gPXE logo}}
  
-We are looking forward to a great summer of design, implementation,​ documentation,​ and testing!+==== gPXE-1.0.1 released ====
  
-  * [[:​soc:​2009:​|Our GSoC 2009 main page]] ​+The Etherboot project is please to announce the release of gPXE-1.0.1
  
-  * [[:soc:​ideas|Our GSoC 2009 project ideas page]] +  * Prebuilt binaries: ​[[http://​rom-o-matic.net/​gpxe/​gpxe-1.0.1/​contrib/​rom-o-matic/​]]
  
-  * [[:soc:​ideas|Our GSoC 2009 Wrapup Report]] +  * gPXE release tarballs: ​[[http://​kernel.org/​pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​gpxe/​]]
  
- ​--- ​//[[stefanha@gmail.com|Stefan Hajnoczi]] 2009/​03/​23//​+  * Latest source code: [[http://git.etherboot.org/?​p=gpxe.git]]
  
-----+Changes since gPXE-1.0.0 include:
  
-==== Current tarball releases ====+  * New drivers: Intel e1000, e1000e, igb, EFI snpnet, JMicron jme, Neterion X3100, vxge, pcnet32. 
 +  * Bug fixes and improvements to drivers, wireless, DHCP, iSCSI, COMBOOT, and EFI.
  
-Though we recommend and encourage use of **[[:download|our ​git repository]]** to download gPXE and Etherboot releases, we also provide tarballs:+ A changelog since 1.0.0 is available ​[[http://git.etherboot.org/?​p=gpxe.git;​a=tag;​h=b6fee7069ca9e79c44f47bef2d8e315f2ed4266d|here]]
  
-  * gPXE release tarballs: ​[[http://​kernel.org/pub/software/utils/boot/​gpxe/​]] (preferred, supported, PXE compatible)+ --- //[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2010/06/29//
  
-  * Etherboot release tarballs: [[http://​kernel.org/​pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​etherboot/​]] (legacy, maintenance-mode support)+----
  
- --- //[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2008/09/26//+[[http://code.google.com/​soc/​|{{ http://code.google.com/images/code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}}]] 
 +==== Google Summer of Code 2010 ====
  
-----+The Etherboot project is taking part in [[http://​socghop.appspot.com/​|Google Summer of 
 +Code 2010]]. ​ We encourage students to consider project ideas and get in touch with us:
  
-{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}} +  * [[:soc:2010:|Our main GSoC 2010 page]] follows our GSoC 2010 projects.
-==== Google Tech Talk Video ====+
  
-Marty Connor, Michael Brown, ​and H. Peter Anvin gave a Google Tech talk recently at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. ​ We highlighted the new features of gPXE, PXELINUX, and how we have advanced the state of the art in network booting.+  * [[:​soc:​ideas|Our GSoC 2010 project ideas page]] has suggested projects ​and more information on participating.
  
-**Video of the talk is available ​[[http://video.google.com/videoplay?​docid=1911723796712805715|here]].**+  ​* [[http://socghop.appspot.com/document/​show/​gsoc_program/​google/​gsoc2010/​faqs#​timeline|GSoC 2010 timeline]]
  
- --- //[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2008/09/26//+ --- //[[stefanha@gmail.com|Stefan Hajnoczi]] Updated: 2010/03/18//
  
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-{{ :images:linuxworld_logo.png?155|LinuxWorld ​logo}}+{{ :wiki:user:​gpxe_logo.png?nolink&​140|gPXE logo}}
  
-==== LinuxWorld Expo 2008, San Francisco ​====+==== gPXE-1.0.0 released ​====
  
-The Etherboot project ​will be exhibiting once again at [[http://​www.linuxworldexpo.com/​live/​12/​|LinuxWorld Expo]] in San Francisco from August 5-7.  ​We will also be presenting a tutorial on the morning of Monday August 4th, on the topic of "​Virtualization of the Boot Process Using Open Source Software"​.+The Etherboot project ​has released gPXE-1.0.0 after over five years of development.  ​This major milestone release is now available:
  
- --- //[[mcb30@etherboot.org|Michael Brown]] 2008/08/03//+  * Prebuilt binaries: [[http://​rom-o-matic.net/gpxe/gpxe-1.0.0/contrib/rom-o-matic/]]
  
-----+  * Source code: [[:​download|our git repository]]
  
-{{ http://code.google.com/images/code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}} +  * gPXE release tarballs: [[http://kernel.org/pub/software/​utils/​boot/​gpxe/​]]
-==== Google Summer of Code 2008 ====+
  
-Etherboot Project has been accepted as a mentoring organization to participate in [[http://​code.google.com/​soc/​2008/​etherboot/​about.html | Google'​s 2008 Summer of Code]] Project!!+Changes from 0.9.9 include:
  
-We are looking forward to a great summer of designimplementation,​ documentation, and testing!+  New commands: iwstat and iwlist for wireless management. ​ New drivers: skge 
 +  and myri10ge. ​ WEPWPA, and WPA2 wireless encryption support. ​   New settings 
 +  variables: "​netX"​ for last opened netdev and "​netX/​busid"​ for network device 
 +  bus ID.  New special image types: .hrom and .xrom to work around BIOS 
 +  limitations.
  
-  * [[:​soc:​2008:​|Our GSoC 2008 project page]]  + --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] ​2010/02/10//
- +
-For project Ideas and other information about potential projects see here: +
- +
-  * [[soc:​start|EtherBoot/​gPXE and Google Summer of Code]] +
- +
- --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] ​2008/05/19//+
  
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-{{ :images:linuxworld_logo.png?155|LinuxWorld ​logo}}+[[http://​events.linuxfoundation.org/​events/​linuxcon|{{ :images:linuxcon_logo_portland_2009.png?153|LinuxCon 2009 logo}}]] 
 +==== LinuxCon 2009, Portland Oregon ====
  
-==== LinuxWorld Expo 2007San Francisco ====+We presented a [[http://​linuxcon.linuxfoundation.org/​meetings/​1606|talk]] on MondaySeptember 21, 2009 at the first annual [[http://​events.linuxfoundation.org/​events/​linuxcon|LinuxCon]] in Portland, Oregon.
  
-The Etherboot project will be present at [[http://​www.linuxworldexpo.com/​live/​12/​events/​12SFO07A|LinuxWorld Expo]] in San Francisco from August 7-9 We will be demonstrating all our exciting new features to passers-by, ​and giving a talk on New Developments in FOSS Network Booting.+Our talk included an example of various network booting methods, with live demonstrationOver 30 people attended ​our session ​and we very well received
  
-**Update 2007/​08/​09** + --- //[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2009/09/22//
- +
-We had an excellent show, with demos of iSCSI-bootable Windows Server 2003 and Ubuntu Linux, AoE-bootable Windows XP, and HTTP booting. ​ (For light relief, we also demonstrated iSCSI-booting into Windows 3.11, FreeDOS, and MS-DOS 6.22, including running the DOS version of DOOM.) +
- +
- --- //[[mcb30@etherboot.org|Michael Brown]] 2007/08/04//+
  
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-{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}} +[[http://​code.google.com/​soc/​|{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}}]] 
-==== Google Summer of Code 2007 ====+==== Google Summer of Code 2009 ====
  
-We have been accepted to participate ​in [[http://code.google.com/soc/ | Google'​s ​2007 Summer of Code]] Project!!+Etherboot Project participated as a mentoring organization ​in [[http://socghop.appspot.com/org/show/​google/​gsoc2009/​etherboot|Google'​s ​2009 Summer of Code]] Project.
  
-We are looking forward to a great summer of design, implementation,​ documentation,​ and testing!+We had a great summer of design, implementation,​ documentation,​ and testing!
  
-For more details, please see:+  * [[:soc:​2009:​|Our GSoC 2009 main project page]] ​
  
-  * [[soc:start|EtherBoot/​gPXE and Google Summer of Code]]+  * [[:soc:2009:wrapup|Our GSoC 2009 wrapup report]] 
  
- --- //[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2007/​03/​15//​+  * [[:soc:ideas|Our GSoC 2009 project ideas page]] 
  
 + --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2009/09/08 18:57//
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-{{ :​images:​linuxworld_logo.png?​155|LinuxWorld logo}}+==== Current tarball releases ====
  
-==== LinuxWorld Expo 2006San Francisco ====+Though we recommend and encourage use of **[[:​download|our git repository]]** to download gPXE and Etherboot releaseswe also provide tarballs:
  
-We attended our 11th [[http://linuxworldexpo.com/|LinuxWorld Expo]] in Augustand things went very well!+  * gPXE release tarballs: ​[[http://kernel.org/​pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​gpxe/]] (preferred, supportedPXE compatible)
  
-We had a webcam ​[[http://etherboot.org/lwe-webcam|webcam]] in our booth during show hoursand views of San Francsisco at other times.+  * Etherboot release tarballs: ​[[http://kernel.org/pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​etherboot/​]] (legacymaintenance-mode support)
  
-At this show we demonstrated a pre-release of gPXE, the next generation (and a rewrite) of Etherboot to enhance PXE compatibility,​ and add new capabilities.+ --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2008/​09/​26//​
  
-Some of the demos we we did included:+----
  
-  * Booting Linux over AOE  ([[http://www.coraid.com/]]) using gPXE +{{ http://code.google.com/images/code_sm.png?153x55|GSoC logo}} 
-  * Booting Windows Server 2003 over iSCSI using gPXE +==== Google Tech Talk Video ====
-  * Booting Linux using [[http://​syslinux.zytor.com/pxe.php|PXELINUX]] and gPXE +
-  * gPXE's HTTP support for loading files+
  
-Traffic ​at the booth was brisk, and we met a lot of new people who are interested ​in our technology.+Marty Connor, Michael Brown, and H. Peter Anvin gave a Google Tech talk recently ​at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. ​ We highlighted ​the new features of gPXE, PXELINUX, and how we have advanced the state of the art in network booting.
  
-**Update**+**Video of the talk is available [[http://​video.google.com/​videoplay?​docid=1911723796712805715|here]].**
  
-Please note that some of the code for iSCSI booting of Windows has been temporarily taken out of the gPXE codebase at the request of Microsoft Corporation. One necessary part for iSCSI boot in Windows is the iBFT data structure which Microsoft claims is proprietary at this time. + --- //[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2008/​09/​26//​
- +
-**Update 13 March 2007** +
- +
-Microsoft has released an iBFT specifications document which requires agreeing to a Microsoft License Agreement to download. ​ We have asked the [[http://​softwarefreedom.org|Software Freedom Law Center]] to examine the required license and give us an opinion on whether we can safely release open source code based on the specification. +
- +
-**Update 9 August 2007** +
- +
-IBM has released the iBFT specification document under GPL-friendly terms. ​ The iBFT code, based on the IBM document, is now back in the codebase. ​ [[:​sanboot|Enjoy!]]+
  
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