[syslinux] PXE booting WinPE with UEFI architecture

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 18:00:16 PDT 2014

On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 8:01 PM, Spike White <spikewhitetx at gmail.com> wrote:

> But chain-loading into WinPE would be useful too.

> In order to use "wimboot", I have to use ./efi64/com32/modules/pxechn.c32
> to chain-load into ipxe?  As so:

pxechn.c32 contains BIOS-only code and is not going to work in any EFI

>    LABEL WinPE
>       MENU LABEL WinPE
>       MENU INDENT 3
>       COM32 pxechn.c32
>       APPEND

undionly.kpxe will likely be BIOS-only also.

> And then in the same location, I put this boot.ipxe file and all support
> files:
>   #!ipxe
>   kernel wimboot
>   initrd bootmgr          bootmgr
>   initrd boot/bcd         BCD
>   initrd boot/boot.sdi    boot.sdi
>   initrd http://<SCCM-server>/boot.wim boot.wim
>   imgstat
>   boot

Likely if you transform the above to Syslinux format.

LABEL wimboot
  LINUX wimboot
  APPEND initrd=bootmgr,boot/bcd,boot/boot.sdi,http://<sccm-server>/boot.wim


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