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- ====== ​EtherBoot/GPXE Wiki ======+====== ​Etherboot/gPXE Wiki ======
  
-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.  ​+{{ nic.jpeg?​237x222|A network card}}
  
-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 Etherboot-Discuss mailing ​list.+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. 
 + 
 +gPXE evolved from Etherboot, and is maintained by the Etherboot project. 
 + 
 +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. 
 + 
 +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! Please join us, and become part of a great Open Source project!
  
- --- //[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2006/08/16 06:24//+ --- //The Etherboot Project Community// --- 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +[[http://​code.google.com/​soc/​|{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}}]] 
 +==== Google Summer of Code 2011 ==== 
 + 
 +The Etherboot Project is taking part in [[http://​socghop.appspot.com/​|Google Summer of 
 +Code 2011]]. 
 + 
 +We encourage students to consider or propose GSoC project ideas and get in touch with us: 
 + 
 +  * [[:​soc:​ideas|Our GSoC project ideas page]] has suggested projects and more information on participating. 
 + 
 +  * [[http://​socghop.appspot.com/​gsoc/​org/​show/​google/​gsoc2011/​etherboot|Our GSoC 2011 Organization Profile]] 
 + 
 +  * [[http://​socghop.appspot.com/​document/​show/​gsoc_program/​google/​gsoc2011/​timeline|The GSoC 2011 Timeline]] 
 + 
 +Please use the [[:​soc:​start#​where_to_find_us|contact information on our ideas page]] to reach us. 
 + 
 +We look forward to hearing from you! 
 + 
 + --- //​[[soc-mentors@etherboot.org|Etherboot Project GSoC Mentors]] Updated: 2011/03/25// 
 + 
 +----
  
 ===== News and Announcements ===== ===== News and Announcements =====
  
-==== Google Summer of Code 2007 ====+{{ :​wiki:​user:​gpxe_logo.png?​nolink&​140|gPXE logo}}
  
-We have been accepted to participate in [[http://​code.google.com/soc/ | Google'​s 2007 Summer of Code]] Project!!+==== gPXE-1.0.1 released ====
  
-We are looking forward ​to a great summer ​of design, implementation,​ documentation,​ and testing!+The Etherboot project is please ​to announce the release ​of gPXE-1.0.1
  
-For more details, please see:+  * Prebuilt binaries[[http://​rom-o-matic.net/​gpxe/​gpxe-1.0.1/​contrib/​rom-o-matic/​]]
  
-  * [[soc|EtherBoot/gPXE and Google Summer of Code 2007]]+  * gPXE release tarballs: ​[[http://​kernel.org/​pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​gpxe/​]] 
 + 
 +  * Latest source code: [[http://​git.etherboot.org/?​p=gpxe.git]] 
 + 
 +Changes since gPXE-1.0.0 include: 
 + 
 +  * 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. 
 + 
 + A changelog since 1.0.0 is available [[http://​git.etherboot.org/?​p=gpxe.git;​a=tag;​h=b6fee7069ca9e79c44f47bef2d8e315f2ed4266d|here]].  
 + 
 + --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2010/​06/​29//​
  
- --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2007/03/15 14:42 GMT// 
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-==== Etherboot Project at LinuxWorld Expo! ====+[[http://​code.google.com/​soc/​|{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}}]] 
 +==== Google Summer of Code 2010 ====
  
-We attended our 12th [[http://linuxworldexpo.com/|LinuxWorld Expo]] in August, ​and things went very well!+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 at soc-mentors@etherboot.org to introduce yourself:
  
-We had a webcam ​[[http://​etherboot.org/​lwe-webcam|webcam]] in our booth during show hours, and views of San Francsisco at other times.+  * [[:soc:2010:|Our main GSoC 2010 page]] follows ​our GSoC 2010 projects.
  
-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.+  * [[:​soc:​ideas|Our GSoC 2010 project ideas page]] has suggested projects ​and more information on participating.
  
-Some of the demos we we did included: +  ​* [[http://socghop.appspot.com/document/show/gsoc_program/​google/gsoc2010/​faqs#​timeline|GSoC 2010 timeline]]
-  ​Booting Linux over AOE  ([[http://www.coraid.com/]]) using gPXE +
-  * Booting Windows Server 2003 over iSCSI using gPXE +
-  * 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.+ --- //​[[stefanha@gmail.com|Stefan Hajnoczi]] Updated: 2010/​03/​18//​
  
-**Update**+---- 
 + 
 +{{ :​wiki:​user:​gpxe_logo.png?​nolink&​140|gPXE logo}} 
 + 
 +==== gPXE-1.0.0 released ==== 
 + 
 +The Etherboot project has released gPXE-1.0.0 after over five years of development. ​ This major milestone release is now available:​ 
 + 
 +  ​Prebuilt binaries: [[http://​rom-o-matic.net/​gpxe/​gpxe-1.0.0/​contrib/​rom-o-matic/​]] 
 + 
 +  ​Source code: [[:​download|our git repository]] 
 + 
 +  ​gPXE release tarballs: [[http://​kernel.org/​pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​gpxe/​]] 
 + 
 +Changes from 0.9.9 include: 
 + 
 +  New commands: iwstat and iwlist for wireless management. ​ New drivers: skge 
 +  and myri10ge. ​ WEP, WPA, 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. 
 + 
 + --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2010/​02/​10//​ 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +[[http://​events.linuxfoundation.org/​events/​linuxcon|{{ :​images:​linuxcon_logo_portland_2009.png?​153|LinuxCon 2009 logo}}]] 
 +==== LinuxCon 2009, Portland Oregon ==== 
 + 
 +We presented a [[http://​linuxcon.linuxfoundation.org/​meetings/​1606|talk]] on Monday, September 21, 2009 at the first annual [[http://​events.linuxfoundation.org/​events/​linuxcon|LinuxCon]] in Portland, Oregon. 
 + 
 +Our talk included an example of various network booting methods, with live demonstration. Over 30 people attended our session and we very well received.  
 + 
 + --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2009/​09/​22//​ 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +[[http://​code.google.com/​soc/​|{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}}]] 
 +==== Google Summer of Code 2009 ==== 
 + 
 +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 had a great summer of design, implementation,​ documentation,​ and testing! 
 + 
 +  ​[[:​soc:​2009:​|Our GSoC 2009 main project page]]  
 + 
 +  * [[:​soc:​2009:​wrapup|Our GSoC 2009 wrapup report]]  
 + 
 +  * [[:​soc:​ideas|Our GSoC 2009 project ideas page]]  
 + 
 + --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2009/09/08 18:57// 
 +---- 
 + 
 +==== Current tarball releases ==== 
 + 
 +Though we recommend and encourage use of **[[:​download|our git repository]]** to download gPXE and Etherboot releases, we also provide tarballs: 
 + 
 +  * gPXE release tarballs: [[http://​kernel.org/​pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​gpxe/​]] (preferred, supported, PXE compatible) 
 + 
 +  * Etherboot release tarballs: [[http://​kernel.org/​pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​etherboot/​]] (legacy, maintenance-mode support) 
 + 
 + --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2008/​09/​26//​ 
 + 
 +----
  
-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 CorporationOne necessary part for iSCSI boot in Windows is the iBFT data structure which Microsoft claims is proprietary at this time.+{{ http://code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}} 
 +==== Google Tech Talk Video ====
  
-**Update 13 March 2007**+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.
  
-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.+**Video of the talk is available ​[[http://video.google.com/​videoplay?​docid=1911723796712805715|here]].**
  
- --- //[[mdc@entity.com|Marty Connor]] ​2007/03/13 18:30//+ --- //[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] ​2008/09/26//
  
- --- //updated: A.M. Hoffmeister//​ 
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