kickstart, pxe, uefi, tftp -- the grub.cfg file

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kickstart, pxe, uefi, tftp -- the grub.cfg file

Post by iwishitwouldwork » 2020/08/11 22:38:35

I think I'm confused about what files belong to which service.

Okay, according to this web page:
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/em ... EMLCM12199

It says, in part,
D.1 About PXE Booting and Kickstart Technology
[snip]
6. By default, the boot image searches the pxelinux.cfg directory on TFTP server for boot configuration files on the TFTP server using the following approach:
[snip]
First, it searches for the boot configuration file that is named according to the MAC address represented in lower case hexadecimal digits with dash separators. For example, for the MAC Address "88:99:AA:BB:CC:DD", it searches for the file 01-88-99-aa-bb-cc-dd.

Okay, so I have those 01-... files in place. But I'm doing UEFI boot.
Are PXE and UEFI exclusive? Should I not expect the 01-.... files to work?
They aren't, for me. It uses grub.cfg.

Is there something equivalent for UEFI? Where can I find out about it?

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Re: kickstart, pxe, uefi, tftp -- the grub.cfg file

Post by TrevorH » 2020/08/11 22:54:27

It has PXE but it's different.

Try https://www.redhat.com/sysadmin/pxe-boot-uefi - not 100% what you want to do but close enough so that you can extract the bits you need out of it.
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