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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.+{{ nic.jpeg?​237x222|A network card}}
  
-===== Documentation ​for EtherBoot users =====+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.
  
-  * General EtherBoot information +gPXE evolved from Etherbootand is maintained by the Etherboot ​project.
-    * [[scenario|Introduction:​ A typical network boot scenario]]including explanations for new users +
-    * [[logos|Logos for Etherboot ​and rom-o-matic.net]] +
-    * [[troubleshooting|Troubleshooting FAQ]] +
-  * [[eb_imagetypes|EtherBoot image types explanation]] +
-  * [[filename_specification|How to specify which boot file to load]] +
-  * [[twodhcpservers|Having more than one DHCP-server on a network]] +
-  * EtherBoot in virtual machines / EtherBoot in emulators +
-    * [[vmware|How to use EtherBoot in a VMware virtual machine]] +
-    * [[vmwarebios|How to use EtherBoot as ROM in the VMware BIOS / EtherBoot ROM in VMware'​s and Bochs' network cards]] +
-    * [[bochs|How to use EtherBoot with Bochs]] +
-  * [[burningroms|Burning ROM chips]] +
-    * [[realtek8139roms|More specific: for Realtek 8139 NICs]] +
-  * [[bootingmemdisk|Booting Memdisk]] +
-    * [[disklessdos|Diskless MS-DOS (and compatibles)]] +
-    * [[disklesswin98|Diskless Windows 98]] +
-  * [[windowsntloader|Loading EtherBoot from a Windows 2000/XP NT loader]] +
-  * [[msris|Using EtherBoot with Microsofts Remote Installation Services (RIS)]] +
-  * [[biosmodule|Putting EtherBoot into your BIOS]]+
  
-===== EtherBoot additional features ===== +Here you will find various information about the Etherboot Project, and repository of useful contributions from people who use Etherboot and gPXE.  We hope you find this information useful.
-EtherBoot main function is to network boot PC.+
  
-Besides, there are quite some optional features that can be added by compiling them into EtherBoot:+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. ​
  
-  * [[pxe|Using EtherBoot as PXE boot rom]] +Please join us, and become part of great Open Source project!
-  * [[pxe2ndstage|Using EtherBoot as a PXE 2nd-stage-loader]] +
-  * [[multicast|Multicast protocol support (slam/​tftp-multicast)]] +
-  * [[safebootmode|Experimental SafeBootMode cryptographic boot image check]] +
-  * [[aoe|ATA-over-Ethernet (experimental)]] +
-  * more to be documented...+
  
-===== Developer information ===== + --- //The Etherboot Project Community// ---
-  * [[dev:​todo|ToDo-List]] +
-  * [[dev:​devmanual|Developers'​ manual]]+
  
-===== Google Summer of Code ===== +----
-We are very pleased to be participating in [[http://​code.google.com/​soc/​ | Google'​s 2006 Summer of Code]] Project!+
  
-  * Here are [[soc|EtherBoot/gPXE Ideas and Resources for Google Summer of Code]].+[[http://​code.google.com/​soc/|{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}}]] 
 +==== Google Summer of Code 2011 ====
  
-===== Editing or Adding Wiki Content =====+The Etherboot Project is taking part in [[http://​socghop.appspot.com/​|Google Summer of 
 +Code 2011]].
  
-This wiki has access control enabled. ​ This means that you have to get a user account if you want to add or edit content. ​ Here's how:+We encourage students ​to consider or propose GSoC project ideas and get in touch with us:
  
-  ​- Click on the "​Login"​ link at the bottom ​of any page+  ​* [[:​soc:​ideas|Our GSoC project ideas page]] has suggested projects and more information ​on participating. 
-  - Click on the "​Register as new user" link+ 
-  - Fill out the form with a username ​and a valid email address.  ​This needs to be a valid email address because your password will be emailed ​to you+  * [[http://​socghop.appspot.com/​gsoc/​org/​show/​google/​gsoc2011/​etherboot|Our GSoC 2011 Organization Profile]] 
-  ​- After you receive the email message with your password, login with your username ​and password to make sure it works+ 
-  - Send mail to marty_connor at users dot sourceforge dot net to have your account granted access to add or edit content.  ​Please ​include ​your username in the request+  * [[http://​socghop.appspot.com/​document/​show/​gsoc_program/​google/​gsoc2011/​timeline|The GSoC 2011 Timeline]] 
-  ​- Wait for me to respond ​:-) + 
-  - After you have been granted accessif the '​Edit'​ buttons still don't show upclose and re-open your browser.+  * [[http://​socghop.appspot.com/​gsoc/​org/​show/​google/​gsoc2011/​etherboot|Our GSoC 2011 Project Profile and Application form]] 
 + 
 +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 ===== 
 + 
 +{{ :​wiki:​user:​gpxe_logo.png?​nolink&​140|gPXE logo}} 
 + 
 +==== gPXE-1.0.1 released ==== 
 + 
 +The Etherboot project is please to announce ​the release ​of gPXE-1.0.
 + 
 +  ​* 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//​ 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +[[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 at soc-mentors@etherboot.org ​to introduce yourself: 
 + 
 +  * [[:​soc:​2010:​|Our main GSoC 2010 page]] follows our GSoC 2010 projects. 
 + 
 +  ​* [[:​soc:​ideas|Our GSoC 2010 project ideas page]] has suggested projects ​and more information on participating. 
 + 
 +  ​* [[http://​socghop.appspot.com/​document/​show/​gsoc_program/​google/​gsoc2010/​faqs#​timeline|GSoC 2010 timeline]] 
 + 
 + --- //​[[stefanha@gmail.com|Stefan Hajnoczi]] Updated: 2010/​03/​18//​ 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +{{ :​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//​ 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}} 
 +==== Google Tech Talk Video ==== 
 + 
 +Marty ConnorMichael 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//​ 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +[[:​old_news|Older news items]]

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