[syslinux] PXE boot img for both BIOS and EFI
gene.cumm at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 11:10:54 PST 2018
On Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 6:30 PM Joakim Tjernlund via Syslinux
<syslinux at zytor.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2018-12-12 at 17:10 -0600, Carl Karsten wrote:
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> > On Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 4:54 PM Joakim Tjernlund
> > <Joakim.Tjernlund at infinera.com> wrote:
> > > While I am here, I want to ask:
> > > Is there a way to create a combined PXE boot img for both BIOS and EFI ?
> > > Currently one have to use 2 different images.
> > I'm a little fuzzy what you mean here.
> Can you have one pxelinux.0 which will work for both UEFI resp. BIOS PXE ?
BIOS PXE always enters execution at the first byte. UEFI uses a PE32+
image format. The PE32 header starts with the string "MZ" which
doesn't bode well for this idea.
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