Every time we went to UEFI Plugfest, one of the frequently asked questions is how to setup a PXE/HTTPBoot server. Besides, we also have to setup and test the server before the event. Although we already have the document(*), it may be easier to deploy with a container image.

My goal is to learn how to package a container image in SLE/openSUSE and create a flexible image for the fast deployment of PXE/HTTPBoot server.

(*) UEFI HTTPBoot with OVMF

The result of Hackweek 17 is mightyboot.

However, it's based on Docker and a bit outdated. The goal for Hackweek 20 is to port it to Podman and explore the possibility to get rid of the dependency of hostnet.

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  • almost 6 years ago: gary_lin started this project.
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    • StefanBruens
    • gary_lin
      almost 6 years ago by gary_lin | Reply

      Pushed the result to my github: https://github.com/lcp/mightyboot

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