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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.  ​+
  
-We are always looking for new people to help us improve our projects. ​ We need people who can program, write/edit documentation, ​do website updating, and help other on our Etherboot-Discuss mailing ​list.+{{ 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 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]] 
 + 
 +  * [[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]] Updated2011/03/25// 
 + 
 +----
  
 ===== News and Announcements ===== ===== News and Announcements =====
  
-==== Etherboot Project at LinuxWorld Expo! ====+{{ :​wiki:​user:​gpxe_logo.png?​nolink&​140|gPXE logo}}
  
-We are attending our 12th [[http://​linuxworldexpo.com/​|LinuxWorld Expo]] this week, and things are going very well!+==== gPXE-1.0.1 released ====
  
-Here is our [[http://​etherboot.com/​lwe-webcam|webcam]] where you can watch us in our booth during show hours, and see views of San Francsisco at other times.+The Etherboot project ​is please to announce the release ​of gPXE-1.0.1
  
-At this show we are demonstrating 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-1.0.1/​contrib/​rom-o-matic/​]]
  
-Some of the demos we are doing include: +  * gPXE release tarballs: [[http://kernel.org/pub/software/utils/​boot/​gpxe/]]
-  * 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 has been brisk, and we have met lot of new people who are interested in our technology.+  * Latest source code: [[http://​git.etherboot.org/?​p=gpxe.git]] 
 + 
 +Changes since gPXE-1.0.0 include: 
 + 
 +  * New drivers: Intel e1000e1000e, 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@entity.com|Marty Connor]] 2006/08/16 06:10// 
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-==== Google Summer of Code ====+[[http://​code.google.com/​soc/​|{{ http://​code.google.com/​images/​code_sm.png?​153x55|GSoC logo}}]] 
 +==== Google Summer of Code 2010 ====
  
-We are very pleased to be participating ​in [[http://code.google.com/soc/ | Google's 2006 Summer of Code]] ​Project! +The Etherboot project is taking part in [[http://socghop.appspot.com/​|Google Summer of 
-We have four students ​working ​with us this summer, and you can read about their work here:+Code 2010]].  ​We encourage ​students ​to consider project ideas and get in touch with us at soc-mentors@etherboot.org to introduce yourself:
  
-  * [[soc|EtherBoot/​gPXE ​and Google Summer of Code 2006]]+  * [[: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//​
  
- --- //​[[mdc@entity.com|Marty Connor]] 2006/08/16 06:04// 
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 +
 +{{ :​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 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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