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 ====== Etherboot/​gPXE Wiki ====== ====== Etherboot/​gPXE Wiki ======
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 +==== Etherboot.org downtime ====
 +
 +Our main website was down for a few days because of hardware issues. We 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.
 +
 +In the meantime:
 +
 +  * 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.
 +
 +=== Restored Services ===
 +
 +  * etherboot.org web site
 +  * rom-o-matic.net
 +  * git.etherboot.org
 +
 +Thanks again your patience and understanding as we restore services.
 +
 +--- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2011/​03/​13//​
 +
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 {{ nic.jpeg?​237x222|A network card}} {{ nic.jpeg?​237x222|A network card}}
  
-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 for some ideas of what we can do.+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. gPXE evolved from Etherboot, and is maintained by the Etherboot project.
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 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. 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 Etherboot-Discuss mailing ​list.+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// ---
- +
- --- //​[[mcb30@etherboot.org|Michael Brown]] 2007/08/04 02:03//+
  
 ===== News and Announcements ===== ===== News and Announcements =====
  
-{{ http://​www.linuxworldexpo.com/​live/​12/​images/​12/​logo/​LW_Blue_Logo.jpg?269x80|LinuxWorld ​logo}} +{{ :wiki:​user:​gpxe_logo.png?nolink&​140|gPXE logo}}
-==== LinuxWorld Expo 2007, San Francisco ====+
  
-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 ​talk on New Developments in FOSS Network Booting.+==== gPXE-1.0.1 released ==== 
 + 
 +The Etherboot project ​is please to announce the release of gPXE-1.0.1 
 + 
 +  * Prebuilt binaries: ​[[http://rom-o-matic.net/​gpxe/​gpxe-1.0.1/contrib/rom-o-matic/]] 
 + 
 +  * 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//​
  
- --- //​[[mcb30@etherboot.org|Michael Brown]] 2007/08/04 02:08// 
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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 2010 ====
  
-We have been accepted to participate ​in [[http://code.google.com/soc/ | Google's 2007 Summer of Code]] ​Project!!+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:
  
-We are looking forward to a great summer of design, implementation,​ documentation,​ and testing!+  * [[:​soc:​2010:​|Our main GSoC 2010 page]] follows our GSoC 2010 projects.
  
-For more details, please see:+  * [[:soc:​ideas|Our GSoC 2010 project ideas page]] has suggested projects and more information on participating.
  
-  * [[soc|EtherBoot/gPXE and Google Summer of Code 2007]]+  * [[http://​socghop.appspot.com/​document/​show/​gsoc_program/​google/​gsoc2010/​faqs#​timeline|GSoC 2010 timeline]] 
 + 
 + ​--- ​//​[[stefanha@gmail.com|Stefan Hajnoczi]] Updated: 2010/​03/​18//​
  
- --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2007/03/15 14:42 GMT// 
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-==== Etherboot Project at LinuxWorld Expo! ====+{{ :​wiki:​user:​gpxe_logo.png?​nolink&​140|gPXE logo}}
  
-We attended our 11th [[http://​linuxworldexpo.com/​|LinuxWorld Expo]] in August, and things went very well!+==== gPXE-1.0.0 released ====
  
-We had a webcam [[http://​etherboot.org/​lwe-webcam|webcam]] in our booth during show hours, and views of San Francsisco at other times.+The Etherboot project has released gPXE-1.0.0 after over five years of development This major milestone release is now available:
  
-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.+  * Prebuilt binaries: [[http://​rom-o-matic.net/​gpxe/​gpxe-1.0.0/​contrib/​rom-o-matic/​]]
  
-Some of the demos we we did included: +  ​Source code: [[:download|our git repository]]
-  ​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.+  * gPXE release tarballs: [[http://​kernel.org/​pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​gpxe/​]]
  
-**Update**+Changes from 0.9.9 include:
  
-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.+  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//​ 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +{{ 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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 +[[:​old_news|Older news items]]

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