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Re: pxebooting with GRUB 2

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: pxebooting with GRUB 2
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 18:25:10 +0100
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Daniel Kahn Gillmor <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sun 2007-09-30 12:07:38 -0400, Robert Millan wrote:
>> WIP.  Check latest mails from Marco on the subject.  He sent patches
>> implementing ethernet infrastructure and requested feedback.
> Ah, thanks.  Are you referring to this, from two months ago?
> I couldn't find a more recent e-mail.  And though the message suggests
> that the patchset will be in CVS within a week (i.e. mid-August), it
> doesn't look merged to me.  i'm looking at CVS HEAD, though -- is
> there another branch i should be trying?

It will be committed soon, now for real ;-)

> I'm not sure what feedback i can give as i'm not a grub developer, and
> there doesn't appear to be enough in the patch (e.g. no IPv4 support)
> to make it something i can test as an end user.

No, you are right.  In the current state it will not be very useful.
I will work on this after dealing with patches that were sent in,
LinuxBIOS related work and ATA support.

> Marco, can you give another status report on netbooting?

This patch that will be committed soon will be the foundation of
networking support.  After that I will add IPv4, UDP, TFTP, etc.


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