Bug 1981799 - Please build and ship the ipxe-snponly binary
Summary: Please build and ship the ipxe-snponly binary
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ipxe
Version: 33
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Fedora Virtualization Maintainers
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2021-07-13 12:39 UTC by Dmitry Tantsur
Modified: 2021-09-30 01:05 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: ipxe-20200823-7.git4bd064de.fc33
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Last Closed: 2021-09-30 01:05:14 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Dmitry Tantsur 2021-07-13 12:39:48 UTC
The SNP binary uses UEFI networking drivers, which in our experience often work much better than the drivers from iPXE itself. RHEL/CentOS 8 already ship it, Fedora should as well:

$ rpm -q ipxe-bootimgs
$ ls /usr/share/ipxe | grep snp

Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2021-07-24 18:56:21 UTC
FEDORA-2021-695cfbf2ab has been submitted as an update to Fedora 33. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2021-695cfbf2ab

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2021-07-25 01:23:30 UTC
FEDORA-2021-695cfbf2ab has been pushed to the Fedora 33 testing repository.
Soon you'll be able to install the update with the following command:
`sudo dnf upgrade --enablerepo=updates-testing --advisory=FEDORA-2021-695cfbf2ab`
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2021-695cfbf2ab

See also https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for more information on how to test updates.

Comment 3 Dmitry Tantsur 2021-07-26 16:35:53 UTC
I can see ipxe-snponly-x86_64.efi in the new build, thank you!

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2021-09-30 01:05:14 UTC
FEDORA-2021-695cfbf2ab has been pushed to the Fedora 33 stable repository.
If problem still persists, please make note of it in this bug report.

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