[syslinux] Locally-loaded syslinux.efi with remote HTTP config?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Jun 22 09:33:31 PDT 2016

On 06/22/16 03:21, Gene Cumm wrote:
>> The real question is whether or not the UEFI firmware actually
>> initializes the network stack (or if there is a way to do so that
>> actually works on real systems) when not booted from the network.  I
>> will try to research that question.
> When poking around with the UEFI shells, the systems I've seen appear
> to have the bindings in place but just lack IPv4 addressing.  For
> single-NIC systems, this should be relatively easy.

Yes, I've been discussing this in the background with Vincent Zimmer,
who is the UEFI main architect.  It looks like there is a path to do this.


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