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Re: grub2, PXE boot, and freebsd 9.1

From: Richard A. Sitze
Subject: Re: grub2, PXE boot, and freebsd 9.1
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:53:41 -0500
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So I hand-patched tftp.c with the 4 lines of changes described by

No change - still getting a timeout. May be that earlier patches contribute towards resolving this?

FreeBSD 9.1 won't let me install bzr, so I'm stuck for now. Time for a weekend.

Thanks all for sharing your knowledge,

-- Richard Sitze

On 4/12/2013 4:06 PM, Jordan Uggla wrote:
On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 10:41 AM, Richard A. Sitze <address@hidden> wrote:
Anyway, all that leads me to my current (possibly overkill) usage:
* grub-mkimage --format=i386-pc-pxe --output=grub.pxe --prefix='/grub' boot
priority_queue datetime bufio net tftp pxe

and I do get further.  Thank you.

Alas, not all is well.  I now get "error:  timeout reading

The timeout is due to , fixed in
bzr trunk in revision 4548. This problem needs to be better
documented, a point release of grub 2.00 made with this (and probably
other) fixes, or both. Also, it's easier and more dependable to use
grub-mknetdir rather than using grub-mkimage directly.

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