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romburning:intel [2008/06/27 13:40]
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romburning:intel [2009/08/10 23:11]
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 Intel provides a utility called IBAUtil which allows you to update the expansion ROM images on many Intel NICs. Intel provides a utility called IBAUtil which allows you to update the expansion ROM images on many Intel NICs.
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-===== Supported cards ===== 
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-The following cards are known to work: 
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-  * **8086:​1229** Compaq NC3131, Intel 82550/​82551/​82557/​82558/​82559 PRO/​100 ​ 
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-The following are expected to work: 
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-  * **8086:​107c** Intel 82541PI PRO/1000 GT Gigabit Ethernet Controller 
-  * Most other Intel or Intel-based cards which provide a flash ROM. 
  
 ===== Renaming the ROM image ===== ===== Renaming the ROM image =====
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   * A FreeDOS boot disk, [[http://​rom.etherboot.org/​boot/​dosboot.img|dosboot.img]]   * A FreeDOS boot disk, [[http://​rom.etherboot.org/​boot/​dosboot.img|dosboot.img]]
-  * Intel'​s IBAUtil ROM-burning tool, available as part of  [[http://​downloadmirror.intel.com/​8242/​eng/​PROBOOT.exe|PROBOOT.exe]]+  * Intel'​s IBAUtil ROM-burning tool, available as part of   ​[[http://​downloadmirror.intel.com/​8242/​eng/​PROBOOT.exe|PROBOOT.exe]]
  
 Copy your gPXE ROM image to the FreeDOS boot disk: Copy your gPXE ROM image to the FreeDOS boot disk:
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 where //​bin/​8086107c.iba//​ is the renamed gPXE ROM image as created earlier. where //​bin/​8086107c.iba//​ is the renamed gPXE ROM image as created earlier.
  
-Run //​PROBOOT.exe//​. ​ This is a Windows application;​ if you don't have a Windows installation available then you should be able to run it under Linux using [[http://​www.winehq.org/|Wine]].  //​PROBOOT.exe//​ will extract several files to the directory //C:\Intel12.3//; the only file that you need is //C:\Intel12.3\IBAUtil.exe//​.+Run //​PROBOOT.exe//​. ​ This is a Windows application;​ if you don't have a Windows installation available then you should be able to extract the files embedded in it using [[http://​p7zip.sourceforge.net/​|p7zip]] or [[http://​www.cabextract.org.uk/|cabextract]].  //​PROBOOT.exe//​ will extract several files to the directory //C:\Intel13.3//; the only file that you need is //C:\Intel13.3\IBAUtil.exe//​
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 +**NOTE:** Be sure to get the latest version of PROBOOT.exe. Tested with version 14.3, but older versions are unable to burn images > 64kB  
 +in a correct way. Symptoms: 2nd prompt freezes system, no gPXE boot device in bios, but 1st prompt (ctrl+B) works and also autoboot within 1st prompt.
  
 Copy //​IBAUtil.exe//​ to the FreeDOS boot disk: Copy //​IBAUtil.exe//​ to the FreeDOS boot disk:

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