gPXE is a network bootloader. It provides a direct replacement for proprietary PXE ROMs, with many extra features such as DNS, HTTP, iSCSI, and more.
|Tags||Internet DNS Web Boot Installation/Setup|
|Operating Systems||OS Independent|
|Implementation||Assembly C Perl PHP|
Release Notes: New drivers: Intel e1000, e1000e, igb, EFI snpnet, JMicron jme, Neterion X3100 vxge, and pcnet32. Bugfixes and improvements to drivers, wireless, DHCP, iSCSI, COMBOOT, and EFI.
Release Notes: New commands: iwstat and iwlist for wireless management. New drivers: skge and myri10ge. WEP, WPA, and WPA2 wireless encryption support. New settings variables: "netX" for last opened netdev and "netX/busid" for network device bus ID. New special image types: .hrom and .xrom to work around BIOS limitations.
Release Notes: New Attansic L1E and sis190/191 Ethernet drivers. Fixes and updates to e1000 and 3c90x drivers.
Release Notes: New commands: time, sleep, md5sum, and sha1sum. 802.11 wireless support with Realtek 8180/8185 and non-802.11n Atheros drivers. A new Marvell Yukon-II gigabit Ethernet driver. HTTP redirection support. SYSLINUX floppy image type (.sdsk) with a usable file system. Rewrites, fixes, and updates to 3c90x, forcedeth, pcnet32, e1000, and hermon drivers.
Release Notes: A new "chain" command to fetch, load, and execute image in a single command. A new "login" command and HTTP Basic authentication. PXE boot menu support. Updates and fixes to hermon, mtnic, sundance, and etherfabric drivers.