pxe boot for ipv6 only machine not working on vmware

Jeroen Massar jeroen at massar.ch
Fri Jul 1 13:48:38 CEST 2016

On 2016-07-01 13:41, Benedikt Stockebrand wrote:
> Hi Shilpa,
> "S, Shilpashree 1. (Nokia - IN/Bangalore)" <shilpashree.1.s at nokia.com>
> writes:
>> We have a case to install machine with ipv6 only using pxe boot.
> bad news for you: PXE as per the Intel specs is IPv4 only.  Intel wants
> people to move from BIOS (and as such, PXE as a BIOS extension) to UEFI
> and has shown absolutely no intention to add IPv4 support to PXE.
> Your options are
>   - to use UEFI with a suitable module to boot via IPv6, which pretty
>     much defeats your use case for PXE to install the machine,


Similar instructions have worked as a charm for years already....


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