Freeze break request: add branched f17 to

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Sat Mar 3 23:15:59 UTC 2012

On Mon, 20 Feb 2012 13:04:48 +0200
Marko Myllynen <myllynen at> wrote:

> Hi,
> > I'm happy with moving to iPXE if it's better/more supported
> > upstream.

Hey Marko.

> iPXE should be just a drop-in replacement for gPXE so what is mostly 
> needed is to build the iPXE images. You can decide yourself which one 
> seems to be more actively developed and maintained:
> > Otherwise I will add it to my list, but it's not likely to be high
> > priority.
> Basically all what's needed is to have a system with the needed tools
> to build the iPXE images (adjust the embedded image as needed):
> yum install git make gcc perl syslinux genisoimage
> git clone git:// ipxe.git
> cd ipxe.git/src
> make EMBEDDED_IMAGE=bfo.gpxe bin/ipxe.iso
> make EMBEDDED_IMAGE=bfo.gpxe bin/ipxe.usb
> make EMBEDDED_IMAGE=bfo.gpxe bin/ipxe.dsk
> make EMBEDDED_IMAGE=bfo.gpxe bin/ipxe.lkrn

I tried this and got: 

make: *** No rule to make target `bin/ipxe.iso'.  Stop.

basically it doesn't seem they understand a EMBEDDED_IMAGE option. 


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