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 ====== Etherboot/​gPXE Wiki ====== ====== Etherboot/​gPXE Wiki ======
 +==== 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//​
 {{ nic.jpeg?​237x222|A network card}} {{ nic.jpeg?​237x222|A network card}}
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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://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?153x55|GSoC logo}} +{{ :wiki:​user:​gpxe_logo.png?nolink&​140|gPXE logo}}
-==== Google Summer of Code 2008 ====+
-We been accepted as a mentoring organization to participate in [[http://​code.google.com/soc/ | Google'​s 2008 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
-  * [[:soc:​2008:​|Our GSoC 2008 project page]] +  * Prebuilt binaries: ​[[http://​rom-o-matic.net/​gpxe/​gpxe-1.0.1/​contrib/​rom-o-matic/​]]
-For project Ideas and other information about potential projects see here:+  * gPXE release tarballs[[http://​kernel.org/​pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​gpxe/​]]
-  * [[soc|EtherBoot/gPXE and Google Summer of Code]]+  * Latest source code: [[http://​git.etherboot.org/?​p=gpxe.git]]
-\\ +Changes since gPXE-1.0.0 include: 
- --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] ​2008/05/19 18:15:11 UTC//+ 
 +  * 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//
 ---- ----
-{{ http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/images/12/logo/LW_Blue_Logo.jpg?269x80|LinuxWorld ​logo}}+[[http://code.google.com/soc/|{{ http://code.google.com/images/code_sm.png?153x55|GSoC logo}}]] 
 +==== Google Summer of Code 2010 ====
-==== LinuxWorld Expo 2007, San Francisco ====+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:
-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.+  * [[:soc:2010:|Our main GSoC 2010 page]] follows ​our GSoC 2010 projects.
-**Update 2007/​08/​09**+  ​[[:​soc:​ideas|Our GSoC 2010 project ideas page]] has suggested projects and more information on participating.
-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.)+  * [[http://​socghop.appspot.com/​document/​show/​gsoc_program/​google/​gsoc2010/​faqs#​timeline|GSoC 2010 timeline]]
- --- //[[mcb30@etherboot.org|Michael Brown]] 2007/08/04 02:08//+ --- //[[stefanha@gmail.com|Stefan Hajnoczi]] Updated: 2010/03/18//
 ---- ----
-{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?153x55|GSoC logo}}+{{ :wiki:​user:​gpxe_logo.png?nolink&​140|gPXE logo}}
-==== Google Summer of Code 2007 ====+==== gPXE-1.0.0 released ​====
-We have been accepted to participate in [[http://​code.google.com/soc/ | Google'​s 2007 Summer ​of Code]] Project!!+The Etherboot project has released gPXE-1.0.0 after over five years of development. ​ This major milestone release is now available:
-We are looking forward to a great summer of design, implementation,​ documentation,​ and testing!+  * Prebuilt binaries: [[http://​rom-o-matic.net/​gpxe/​gpxe-1.0.0/​contrib/​rom-o-matic/​]]
-For more details, please see:+  * Source code[[:​download|our git repository]]
-  * [[soc|EtherBoot/gPXE and Google Summer of Code]]+  * gPXE release tarballs: ​[[http://​kernel.org/​pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​gpxe/]]
- --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] ​2007/03/15 14:42 GMT//+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//
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-{{ http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/images/​12/​logo/​LW_Blue_Logo.jpg?269x80|LinuxWorld ​logo}}+[[http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon|{{ :images:​linuxcon_logo_portland_2009.png?153|LinuxCon 2009 logo}}]] 
 +==== LinuxCon 2009, Portland Oregon ====
-==== LinuxWorld Expo 2006San 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.
-We attended our 11th [[http://​linuxworldexpo.com/​|LinuxWorld Expo]] in August, ​and things went very well!+Our talk included an example of various network booting methods, with live demonstration. Over 30 people ​attended our session ​and we very well received. ​
-We had a webcam [[http://​etherboot.org/lwe-webcam|webcam]] in our booth during show hours, and views of San Francsisco at other times.+ ​--- ​//[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2009/​09/​22//​
-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.+----
-Some of the demos we we did included:+[[http://​code.google.com/​soc/​|{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}}]] 
 +==== Google Summer of Code 2009 ====
-  * Booting Linux over AOE  ([[http://www.coraid.com/]]) using gPXE +Etherboot Project participated as a mentoring organization in [[http://socghop.appspot.com/org/show/google/gsoc2009/​etherboot|Google'​s 2009 Summer of Code]] Project.
-  * 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 lot of new people who are interested in our technology.+We had great summer ​of design, implementation,​ documentation,​ and testing!
-**Update**+  ​[[:​soc:​2009:​|Our GSoC 2009 main project page]] ​
-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.+  * [[:​soc:​2009:​wrapup|Our GSoC 2009 wrapup report]] ​
-**Update 13 March 2007**+  ​[[:​soc:​ideas|Our GSoC 2009 project ideas page]] ​
-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.+ --- //[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2009/09/08 18:57// 
-**Update 9 August 2007**+==== Current tarball releases ====
-IBM has released the iBFT specification document under GPL-friendly terms. ​ The iBFT codebased on the IBM documentis now back in the codebase. ​ [[:sanboot|Enjoy!]]+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/​]] (preferredsupportedPXE compatible) 
 +  * Etherboot release tarballs: ​[[http://​kernel.org/​pub/​software/​utils/​boot/​etherboot/​]] (legacy, maintenance-mode support) 
 + --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2008/​09/​26//​
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 +{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}}
 +==== 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.
 +**Video of the talk is available [[http://​video.google.com/​videoplay?​docid=1911723796712805715|here]].**
 + --- //​[[mdc@etherboot.org|Marty Connor]] 2008/​09/​26//​
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