Testing requested: Hybrid ISO/USB boot

O'Connor, Daniel darius at dons.net.au
Mon Mar 26 02:29:11 UTC 2018



> On 24 Mar 2018, at 07:31, Benno Rice <benno at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> I think I’ve addressed this in this revision:
> 
> https://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/base/331463 <https://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/base/331463>
> 
> And I’ve regenerated the image here:
> 
> https://people.freebsd.org/~benno/hybrid-bootonly-20180323-00.iso.xz <https://people.freebsd.org/~benno/hybrid-bootonly-20180323-00.iso.xz>

Hi Benno,
I tried this image on a Supermicro SYS-5019S-M (X11SSH-Fmotherboard) and it boots both ways (USB was via a USB stick, ISO was via the IPMI CD emulation with the Java JNLP applet)

The USB way booted legacy and the CD emulation booted UEFI (not sure if that's significant).

I also tried renaming it to .img and then telling the JNLP applet it was a hard disk image but the BIOS didn't detect it.

It also has a 'Web ISO' option but I can't figure out how you're supposed to enter a URL so I couldn't try it.

Thanks for the work!

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