[Grml] Help booting using iPXE

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Thu Feb 4 11:27:00 CET 2016

* Alex Rozenshteyn [Wed Feb 03, 2016 at 03:37:21PM +0000]:

> I recently ran into netboot.xyz and, being sad that it didn't support my
> favorite live distribution filed a feature request
> <https://github.com/antonym/netboot.xyz/issues/70>.

Oh nice, thanks :)

> I got an old image I had lying around to boot (specifically,
> grml64-small_2013.09.iso), but I couldn't get
> grml64-small_2014.11.iso to boot.

> When I try (testing in VirtualBox), the startup complains "modprobe: module
> dm-raid45 not found in modules.dep" and about module "echi-orion"

Those are just cosmetic issue and can be ignored.

> and gets stuck at an initramfs prompt with the message "Unable to
> find a medium containing a live file system".
> Booting the same iso directly works correctly. Any advice?

Ah hm, looking at
I'd say that memdisk support in live-boot (which is used in Grml
boot process and responsible for memdisk support) might be broken

Could you maybe test it with a more recent Grml version (our daily
builds) from http://grml.org/daily/ ?

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